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The Larsen C Ice Sheet is Breaking Up

Previously there had been news about part of an ice sheet splitting off — the size of Delaware. Just a few weeks ago, the unimaginable happened, and the large, broken off iceberg is a sign for change. 329 more words

Climate Change

Oh Buoy: Sea Levels & Sinking Cities

Travel plans to sip wine in Venice, explore New York City or lounge on a beach in Miami? You might want to hurry up.

Over the past century, global average sea levels have risen by 4 to 8 inches. 220 more words

West Antarctica ice-sheet calving due mainly to geology

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

Climate Change

Final Project: Interview with a Geologist

Luke Trusel is an assistant Professor in the Department of Geology at Rowan University.  He researches Earth’s ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland in order to study past, present, and future climate change. 61 more words

400,000 years ago - All of Greenland Melted - No SUVs

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


Morons and Ice Sheets

Think about this.

“The last piece of the ice sheet that once blanketed much of North America is doomed to disappear in the next several centuries, says a new study by researchers at… 205 more words

AGW Is A Cult

Nanchang River II

Canon 5D Mark III and Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L, ISO 100, 1/60 sec, f/6.3, EV 0.0. Post processing in Viveza 2 and Color Efex Pro 4. 8 more words