Fwd: World's Ice Shelves: Info and update
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News and information over the past two years regarding the arctic and
antarctica ice shelves and subsequent melting. Also, a current update.
Peace - Anna
Ward Hunt Ice Shelf breaks in two - Sept. 2003
Ellesmere Island, Northern Canada - NASA images
Larsen B Ice Shelf Collapses in Antarctica - March 2002
USGS Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change
Dec. 2003 - Antarctic Glaciers Speed Up - after the breakoff of the
Larsen B shelf..It appears the shelf was acting as a barrier...NASA
images and IceSat/Glas Data
Antarctic Ice Shelves...NSIDC Tracks Antarctic Peninsula -
The Ross Ice Shelf itself is the main outlet for the huge West
Antarctic Ice Sheet, which encompasses several large glaciers,
Scambos noted -- and if those those glaciers were ever to melt into
the ocean, they would add the equivalent of 15 feet of sea level to
the world's waters.
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