NASA hosted a media teleconference to discuss new research results on the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its potential contribution to future sea level rise. The briefing participants are:
— Eric Rignot, professor of Earth system science at the University of California, Irvine, and glaciologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California;
— Sridhar Anandakrishnan, professor of geosciences at Pennsylvania State University, University Park;
— Tom Wagner, cryosphere program scientist with the Earth Science Division of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington.
Watch the full segment http://climatestate.com/2015/05/22/nasa-antarctic-ice-news-about-glacier-retreat/
Sudden ice loss acceleration at the Southern Antarctic Peninsula detected http://climatestate.com/2015/05/22/sudden-ice-loss-acceleration-at-the-southern-antarctic-peninsula-observed/
Teaser image via Pixabay, shows Alaska glacier.