Western Palmer Land ice loss

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02/05/2017

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00:00:25

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S. Cornford, CPOM/Univ. Swansea

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Ice flow in Antarctica’s Western Palmer Land from 1992 to 2016 based on satellite radar data and ice-flow modelling. Most of the glaciers sped up by 20 and 30 cm per day, equivalent to an average 13% increase in flow speed across the area as a whole.

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