Nasa: Warm Ocean, Not Icebergs, Causing Most of Antarctic Ice Shelves’ Mass Loss

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Warm Ocean, Not Icebergs, Causing Most of Antarctic Ice Shelves’ Mass Loss
06/14/2013

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06/13/2013 12:00 AM EDT

Ocean waters melting the undersides of Antarctic ice shelves are responsible for most of the continent’s ice shelf mass loss, a new study by NASA and university researchers has found.