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Antarctic ice sheet retreat could trigger chain reaction

Phys Dot Org 13 May 2021
The Antarctic ice sheet was even more unstable in the past than previously thought, and at times possibly came close to collapse, new research suggests ... "With a big ice sheet on the continent like we have today, Antarctic winds usually blow from the continent out to the sea ... The paper, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, is entitled.
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What We Are Reading Today: Madhouse at the End of the Earth by Julian Sancton

Arab News 09 May 2021
... Belgian expedition to the Antarctic, in the final years of the 19th century, and is based on a multitude of journals and reports.
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Has the 120-year-old mystery of Sir Ernest Shackleton's deteriorating health finally been solved? Antarctic explorer ...

The Daily Mail 06 May 2021
Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton had to return home after voyaging close to the South Pole in 1901 due to a bout of 'beriberi' and not scurvy, a new study claims ... The Antarctic explorer had to return home after struggling with deteriorating health, which previous theories suggested was linked to scurvy or a congenital heart defect.
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1.5C warming cap could 'halve' sea level rise from melting ice

Phys Dot Org 05 May 2021
Antarctic uncertainty. The study, published in the journal Nature, found that the average contribution to sea level rise from melting ice at 1.5C was 13 centimetres (five inches) by 2100, compared to the 25 centimetres currently projected ... Catastrophic sea-level rise from Antarctic melting possible with severe global warming.
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Limiting global warming to 1.5�C may 'halve' rising sea levels

Hindustan Times 05 May 2021
Antarctic uncertainty. The study, published in the journal Nature, found that the average contribution to sea level rise from melting ice at 1.5�C was 13 centimetres (five inches) by 2100, compared to the 25 centimetres currently projected.
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Antarctic ice-sheet melting to lift sea level higher than thought, study says

Phys Dot Org 30 Apr 2021
Global sea level rise associated with the possible collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has been significantly underestimated in previous studies, meaning sea level in a warming world will be greater than anticipated, according to a new study from Harvard researchers ... 10.1126/sciadv.abf7787 Journal information.
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Scientists: 4°C would unleash ‘unimaginable amounts of water’ as ice shelves collapse

People's World 12 Apr 2021
The study, published Thursday in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, found that over a third of the area of all Antarctic ice shelves — including 67% of area on the Antarctic Peninsula — could be at risk of collapsing if global temperatures soar to 4°C above pre-industrial levels.
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One-third of Antarctic ice shelf area at risk of collapse: Study

TeluguStop 09 Apr 2021
As climate change is making temperatures soar, more than a third of the Antarctic's ice shelf could be at risk of collapsing into the sea, and causing global sea-levels to rise, new research has shown ... ice shelf area on the Antarctic Peninsula, would be at risk of destabilisation.
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Third of Antarctic ice shelf area at collapse risk due to global warming: Study

Hindustan Times 09 Apr 2021
The research, published in the Geophysical Research Letters journal, found that 34 per cent of the area of all Antarctic ice shelves -- around half a million square kilometers -- including 67 per cent of ice shelf area on the Antarctic Peninsula, would be at risk of destabilisation under such a warming scenario.
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Third of Antarctic ice shelf area at collapse risk due to global warming: StudyThe researchers ...

Deccan Herald 09 Apr 2021
The research, published in the Geophysical Research Letters journal, found that 34 per cent of the area of all Antarctic ice shelves — around half a million square kilometers — including 67 per cent of ice shelf area on the Antarctic Peninsula, would be at risk of destabilisation under such a warming scenario.
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Third of Antarctic ice shelf area at collapse risk due to global warming

The Times of India 09 Apr 2021
The research, published in the Geophysical Research Letters journal, found that 34 percent of the area of all Antarctic ice shelves - around half a million square kilometers - including 67 percent of ice shelf area on the Antarctic Peninsula, would be at risk of destabilization under such a warming scenario.
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Third of Antarctic ice shelves ‘will collapse amid 4C global heating’

The Observer 08 Apr 2021
The findings, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, suggest that 4C warming could leave 34% of the area of all the Antarctic ice shelves – amounting to about half a million square kilometres – at the risk of collapse ... “Previous research has given us the bigger picture in terms of predicting Antarctic ice shelf decline.
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Antarctica brought to life for Kiwi kids with a modern twist to explorer's journal

TVNZ 26 Mar 2021
Young science student Anzac Gallete has teamed up with the Antarctic Heritage Trust in an effort to get youngsters to care about a place that they've never been and for most of them, a place they'll never get to ... But the journal has a 21st century twist ... The Antarctic Heritage Trust is hoping it will connect and enthuse a new generation.
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Antarctic peninsula likely to warm over next two decades

Phys Dot Org 15 Mar 2021
An analysis of historic and projected simulations from 19 global climate models shows that, because of climate change, the temperature in the Antarctic peninsula will increase by 0.5 to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2044 ... The estimates were published recently in the journal Climate Dynamics ... Antarctic Peninsula at warmest in decades.
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Antarctic Peninsula warming up due to heat in Tasman Sea

Phys Dot Org 09 Mar 2021
The melting of the Earth's ice cover intensified in the 20th century, with glaciers and sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic regions melting at alarming speeds ... Sato points out, "The impacts of climate variabilities over the mid-latitudes of the Southern Hemisphere on this Antarctic warming have yet to be quantified."
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