New evidence suggests that the thinning and retreat of West Antarctica's largest glacier was underway as early as the 1940s, an international team reports. Ice lost from this glacier and its neighbors has added significantly to sea level rise.
Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute and the National Park Service have successfully tested a method to measure how much floating ice exists and how it is changing.
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