Throughout the course of his career (since 1975), Craig S. Lingle developed his expertise in glaciology in the areas of dynamic behavior of ice sheets, ice shelves and glaciers, including the Holocene retreat of polar ice streams driven by sea-level changes coupled to solid-earth deformation, ice shelf changes driven by changes in basal melting and surface accumulation, and periodic glacier surging. 486 more words
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Sometime between Monday 10th July and Wednesday 12th July, a 2,239 square mile section of Larsen C ice sheet finally broke away. As the media put it, that’s about the size of the State of Delaware. 339 more words
The interglacial ~400,000 years ago was lot hotter. And there were no SUVs or coal power plants.
“A paper published … in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology finds that the last 4 interglacials were up to 3C warmer than the current interglacial and were characterized by sea levels up to 79 feet higher than the present. 125 more words