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Monday, May 12, 2014

New Report on West Antarctica Ice Shelf - Collapse "Unstoppable"

Scientists have long feared and warned the world about the collapse of enormous glaciers and ice shelves on the western side of Antarctica, and new satellite and radar data analyses confirm some worst fears - it is melting at rates that exceed predictions, and within a couple centuries (incredibly short in geologic time) oceans would rise several feet. The video below has a brief summary of what measurements are suggesting.

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