Water streaming across Antarctica surprises, worries scientists

Posted In Climate Change, News
Apr
22

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Antarctica. Photo source: ©© Benjamin Dumas

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In a unique study spanning the entire continent, scientists have found that water is gushing across Antarctica — more than they ever realized.

The researchers from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory have found significant drainage of meltwater flowing across the continent’s ice sheets during summer in Antarctica. Until now, these streams of water were mainly associated only with Antarctica’s far north regions…

Read Full Article; CBS News (04-21-2017)

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