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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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“Super Soaker” rocket creates gleaming cloud at the edge of space

Astronomy 08 Mar 2021
An airborne blast of water generates high-flying formations of ice crystals. RELATED TOPICS. NASA ... A single space shuttle launch — and the exhaust from its three main engines — could produce roughly 10 to 20 percent of all PMCs observed over the Arctic or Antarctic in a season. The results, published February 1 in the Journal of Geophysical Research ... .
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Antarctic seals reveal worrying threats to disappearing glaciers

Phys Dot Org 05 Mar 2021
More Antarctic meltwater is surfacing than was previously known, modifying the climate, preventing sea ice from forming and boosting marine productivity- according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) ... The strongest melt has been reported in west Antarctic glaciers such as the Pine Island Glacier, where the research took place.
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Sea butterflies already struggle in acidifying Southern Ocean

Phys Dot Org 04 Mar 2021
The Southern Ocean, around the Antarctic continent, is a region of high concern regarding ocean acidification ... The open access paper is entitled "Effects of ocean acidification on calcification of the sub-Antarctic pteropod Limacina retroversa" and is published in the scientific journal Frontiers in Marine Science.
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Combating ecosystem collapse from the tropics to the Antarctic

Phys Dot Org 26 Feb 2021
Their report, authored by 38 Australian, UK and US scientists from universities and government agencies, is published today in the international journal Global Change Biology ... Dana Bergstrom from the Australian Antarctic Division, said that the project emerged from a conference inspired by her ecological research in polar environments.
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Accidental discovery of extreme life beneath Antarctica’s ice shelves poses several questions

Hindustan Times 16 Feb 2021
Researchers accidentally discovered extreme life far underneath the ice shelves of the Antarctic during an exploratory survey, a recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science said ... In a video shared by the British Antarctic Survey, Griffiths said it was a ...
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Researchers find life forms beneath Antarctica ice shelf

Business Line 16 Feb 2021
Researchers have discovered life forms that exist far underneath the ice shelves of the Antarctic. The findings have been published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science ... to a frozen world,” said biogeographer and lead author, Dr Huw Griffiths of the British Antarctic Survey.
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