Underwater walls could stop glaciers from melting, scientists say

Posted In Climate Change, News

Glacier, Alaska. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Building walls on the seafloor could prevent glaciers from melting and sea levels rising due to global warming, scientists say.

Barriers of sand and rock positioned at the base of glaciers would stop ice sheets sliding and collapsing, and prevent warm water from eroding the ice from beneath, according to research published this week in the Cryosphere journal, from the European Geosciences Union…

Read Full Article; CNN (09-21-2018)


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