Bottom-up : That’s how ice forms in Antarctica – Times of India

by Leslie on March 16, 2011

A six-nation study of jagged mountain range as high as the Alps that is buried under ice in East Antarctica found almost a quarter of ice sheet in the area was formed by a thaw and refreeze of water from underneath .
Antarctica contains enough ice to raise world sea levels by about 57metres if it ever all melted.
OSLO: Some of Antarctica’s ice sheet is formed by water refreezing from below not just by snow falling on top as was traditionally thought, findings showed on Thursday that will help scientists project effects of climate change

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Bottom-up : That’s how ice forms in Antarctica – Times of India

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