Navigating the Perilous Waters at the Edge of Glaciers to Understand Sea Level Rise - 2019 Keeling Lecture

Navigating the Perilous Waters at the Edge of Glaciers to Un...

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Collapsing ice shelves and calving of large icebergs in Greenland and Antarctica have recently become major drivers of sea level rise. The rapidity of these changes has come as a surprise, revealing major gaps in our understanding of how ice sheets respond to a changing climate. To a large extent, these gaps are due to the lack of measurements from the marine edge of glaciers - the Achilles' heel of glaciers. For over a decade, since the glaciers...Read More
Collapsing ice shelves and calving of large icebergs in Greenland and Antarctica have rece...Read More