ICEBERGS: THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MELT

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This week on Terra Informa, we discuss the 5800 square kilometre iceberg that broke off this summer in the Antarctica.

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Larsen C

The ice shelf named Larsen C was the largest segment to break off compared to its predecessors; Larsen A and Larsen B. It’s deterioration was being monitored for decades and its break in July attracted international attention. Anxiety around this event includes ice shelf vulnerability, rising ocean levels, and a change in ocean currents, among many. In talking with Dr. Juliana Marson we discover which fears are valid and which are merely scientific communication gone wrong.

 

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Photo by: University of Alberta

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