Scientists Track the Sudden Disappearance of an Antarctic Ice-Shelf Lake

Kevin Krajick
June 24, 2021

LDEO | Columbia University

A rarely seen phenomenon may not bode well for the future survival of the ice.

Read the press releaseĀ here.

At center, the fractured ice of a doline on the Amery Ice Shelf, where a large subsurface lake drained through the bottom. Surface melt-water ponds surround the feature. (NASA ICESat-2 image)