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Why East Antarctica is a 'sleeping giant' of sea level rise by Alec Luhn


Lieser, JL, Why East Antarctica is a 'sleeping giant' of sea level rise by Alec Luhn, BBC Future, BBC, 12 March (2023) [Newspaper Article]

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Scientists once thought the East Antarctic ice sheet, which contains enough water to raise sea levels 52m (170ft), was stable. But now its ice shelves are beginning to melt.

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Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:East Antarctica, Conger Glacier, Totten Ice Shelf, heat wave
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Physical geography and environmental geoscience
Research Field:Glaciology
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
UTAS Author:Lieser, JL (Dr Jan Lieser)
ID Code:155749
Year Published:2023
Deposited By:Directorate
Deposited On:2023-03-13
Last Modified:2023-03-15

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