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

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

NASA

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.