Good news for the West Antarctic Ice Sheet?

The calculating the impact of physical processes like ice-loss and climate change on Antarctica is extremely complex. And often the outlook is bad. But over the summer, scientists from Ohio State University, USA, found that the bedrock under the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) is rising faster than expected. That could be good news, because as the land rises it could help stabilize the ice sheet and prevent further melting. Read more....

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