Tag Archive for 'Antarctic'

West Antarctic ice sheet among the fastest-warming regions on Earth

December 23rd, 2012 by Ohio State University

Research published in the paper ‘Central West Antarctica among the most rapidly warming regions on Earth‘ in Nature Geoscience states that the western part of the ice sheet is experiencing nearly twice as much warming as previously thought. This discovery raises concern about the future contribution of melt water from Antarctica to sea level rise. […]

Drop in atmospheric carbon dioxide led to Antarctic ice sheet formation

December 5th, 2011 by Purdue University

A drop in carbon dioxide appears to be the driving force that led to the Antarctic ice sheet‘s formation, according to a recent study led by scientists at Yale and Purdue universities of molecules from ancient algae found in deep-sea core samples. The key role of the greenhouse gas in one of the biggest climate […]

Professor Walton to give a presentation on Antarctica, Global Change and World Sea Level

September 21st, 2010 by Events

Professor David W.H. Walton, Emiterus Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey, will give a presentation on 23 September 2010 in the Harry Bound Room at Les Cotils, St Peter Port.  The event, organised by La Société Guernesiaise, and sponsored by HSBC, will begin with the drinks from 7.15 pm.  The presentation will begin at 8 […]