Uncovering the Ross Ocean and Ice Shelf Environment and Tectonic Setting Through Aerogeophysical Surveys and Modeling (ROSETTA-Ice)
International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration
NERC and NSF's partnership, called the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration (ITGC), covers research across Thwaites Glacier and its adjacent ocean region
April 28, 2022
Meltwater Rivers Could Endanger Antarctic Ice Shelves
Previously thought to protect ice shelves, new research hints that meltwater rivers could instead cause their collapse.
April 01, 2022
Backward-Flowing Rivers Can Destabilize Ice Shelves
“Estuaries” from the ocean onto the ice can cause fractures and contribute to sea-level rise.
June 29, 2021
A Massive Lake Suddenly Vanished In Antarctica, Scientists Discover
A lake twice the volume of San Diego Bay disappeared within three days, a finding that could have implications for understanding climate change in Antarctica.