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Global warming destroys Antarctic glacier

destroys Antarctic glacierThe current pace of climate change may cause instability of the Antarctic ice core, which will lead to a rise in sea level by more than two meters, the scientists believe. The findings of a new study relating to the future Totten Glacier, which occupies a large part of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet and affect this one of the world’s largest glacier areas.

Studying the history of advances and retreats of the glacier Totten, the researchers found that if climate change continues, the glacier can cross the critical threshold for the next century, having entered into an irreversible period of very rapid retreat. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Global warming

 

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