The Larsen C rift, iceberg “calving”

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The Larsen C rift, iceberg “calving”

Postby Watson on July 12th, 2017, 5:01 pm 

We’ve been surprised by the level of interest in what may simply be a rare but natural occurrence. Because, despite the media and public fascination, the Larsen C rift and iceberg “calving” is not a warning of imminent sea level rise, and any link to climate change is far from straightforward. This event is, however, a spectacular episode in the recent history of Antarctica’s ice shelves, involving forces beyond the human scale, in a place where few of us have been, and one which will fundamentally change the geography of this region. ... ally-mean/
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