Ice Tsunamis: Can Ice Stream Collapse accelerate Sea Level Rise?

A Never-Before-Seen Event Is Collapsing an Ice Sheet in the […]

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Climate State

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December 22, 2019

A Never-Before-Seen Event Is Collapsing an Ice Sheet in the Russian Arctic – Will ice stream collapse accelerate Sea Level Rise super extreme?

Scientists have discovered a rare event, a collapsing ice sheet. With already multi meter sea level rise estimates from global warming, this highlighted event may accelerate trends further, with serious implications for hundreds of millions of people around the world.

This collapse event was captured for the first time, by satellite imagery. The location of the ice sheet, the Russian Arctic, and now with the event unfolding scientists think they’re watching a fast-moving river of ice being born.


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