• phys.org | 10/21/2019 | Staff
    As anticipated, Pine Island Glacier, known as PIG for short, in Antarctica has just spawned a huge iceberg. At over 300 sq km, about the size of Malta, this huge berg very quickly broke into many...
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  • earthsky.org | 2/11/2020 | Eleanor Imster
    A huge iceberg has calved – cracked off – the Pine Island Glacier (know as ‘PIG’ for short) in Antarctica, according to a report today (February 11, 2020) from ESA,.
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  • earthsky.org | 2/5/2020 | Eleanor Imster
    Earth’s tidewater glaciers – the massive rivers of ice that end in the ocean – may be melting underwater much faster than previously thought. That’s according to a new study that used robotic kayaks...
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  • earthsky.org | 2/4/2020 | Deborah Byrd
    For the first time, scientists have measured the presence of warm water at a vital point underneath rapidly melting Thwaites Glacier – which the BBC once labeled as Doomsday Glacier – in western...
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  • phys.org | 2/16/2017 | Staff
    The Copernicus Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 satellites have revealed new cracks, or rifts, in the Pine Island Glacier—one of the primary ice arteries in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
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  • phys.org | 4/28/2018 | Staff
    Burning of the rainforest in southwestern Amazonia (the Brazilian, Peruvian and Bolivian Amazon) may increase the melting of tropical glaciers in the Andes, according to a study in Scientific...
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  • livescience.com | 10/31/2019 | Stephanie Pappas - Live Science Contributor
    A glacier in Patagonia that has lost half its length in 30 years may be the fastest-thinning glacier on the planet. The glacier, known as Hielo Patagónico Sur 12 (HPS-12), is perched in the Andes...
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