Weak spots

A subsurface lake on an East Antarctic ice shelf could spell trouble in a warming world.

Stef Lhermitte (TU Delft / KU Leuven)

An international team of researchers found surprising evidence of subsurface lakes on an East Antarctic ice shelf.

These lakes are several metres deep and kilometres across, and pinpoint a potential 'weak spot' of the East Antarctic ice shelves in a warming climate. Click here for more information.

  1. http://www.benemelt.eu/benemelt#74887
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