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Seminar: Larsen C Ice Shelf: Melt, ponding, ice-dynamics and the birth of a one trillion tonne iceberg

March 19, 2019 1:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Adrian Luckman (Swansea University). Larsen C Ice Shelf: Melt, ponding, ice-dynamics and the birth of a one trillion tonne iceberg In 2017, one of the largest icebergs ever recorded broke away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. This talk covers the work of a team who spent years studying the ice shelf and monitoring change, providing near real time monitoring of the iceberg as it formed. It examines the processes behind the fracture of the ice shelf, compares... View Article