Warm water melts Antarctica’s Glacier

A NASA-led study has found that a giant, growing cavern two-thirds the area of Manhattan is contributing to the rapid melting of Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier. Comment by Dorotea Iovino, CMCC scientist at the ODA — Ocean modeling and Data Assimilation Division

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Thwaites Glacier. Credit: NASA/OIB/Jeremy Harbeck

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