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11 October 2017
Secrets of hidden ice canyons revealed
In a new study, scientists have discovered huge canyons cutting through the underbelly of Antarctica’s ice shelves, meaning they may be more fragile than previously thought. Thanks to the CryoSat and Sentinel-1 missions, new light is being shed on this hidden world.
8 May 2017
Bands of extra-tough ice slow down cracks in Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf
The stability of the Antarctic Peninsula’s largest ice shelf may depend upon stripes of extremely strong ice running down its spine, a new study finds.