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Sea ice blocks mission to Larsen C Ice Shelf

Heavy sea ice has prevented an international team of scientists from reaching the area where the massive "A68" iceberg broke off from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in July 2017. When the iceberg calved it exposed parts of the seabed never accessible…
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A clearer picture of Antarctic ice loss

New techniques developed by NASA are enabling scientists to calculate ice flow into the sea in greater detail than ever before.  And there are some dramatic results: the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is losing ice at an accelerating rate probably…

Rescued radar images reveal what's under the ice

Scientists in the US are about to share some two million newly digitised images from radar surveys of Antarctica conducted in the 1960s and 1970s. The images let researchers 'see' hundreds or even thousands of metres down through the ice to…