Monitoring Antarctica’s Changing Glaciers – No Longer Like 'Watching Paint Dry'

Kirsty Tinto
Mike Wolovick
November 08, 2011

Earth Institute | Columbia University

As little as a few decades ago you could ask a scientist what it was like to monitor the changing ice in Antarctica and the response might have been “Like watching paint dry” — seemingly no change, with no big surprises and not too exciting. Well times have changed.

Read the blog post here.

The floating ice tongue of the Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica. Photo: Mike Wolovick (LDEO)