Day: June 28, 2011

Antarctic Climate Science Global Warming News Oceans Rising Sea Levels

Shifting Ocean Currents Drive Accelerating Ice Melt of Antarctic Ice

Shifting ocean currents appear to be accelerating ice melt of the Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf in western Antarctica. According to research published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists from the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University have recorded ocean currents driving at and underneath the ice shelf, carving out an expanding cavity […]Read More