Climate change. Both of the world's ice sheets may be shrinking faster and faster.


Antarctica’s—have had plenty of press lately, what with galloping glaciers and whole lakes of meltwater plunging into ice holes in minutes (Science, 18 April 2008, p. 301). Surveys of ice-sheet volume made from planes and satellites have quantified these losses, but those assessments have been spotty in time, space, or both. Shrinkage accelerated from the… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.326_217a


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