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A deeper insight into East Antarctic melting: reason to worry?

A deeper insight into East Antarctic melting: reason to worry?

As a previous post discussed, whilst most ice-melt in Antarctica takes place in the west and on the Antarctic Peninsula, the situation in East Antarctic isn’t as stable as once thought. New concerns have been raised regarding East Antarctica’s ability to ‘reshape coastlines around the […]

the sound of antarctica

the sound of antarctica

Researchers from the American Geophysical Union have found, by deploying seismographs across the Ross ice shelf, that a song can be heard coming from within the ice. These super sensitive instruments (placed in the shelf’s near-surface) picked up different frequencies and ‘spectral changes’ as it experienced […]