Thwaites Glacier

Discovered - Four hidden lakes draining below West Antarctica's Thwaites glacier

Discovered - Four hidden lakes draining below West Antarctica's Thwaites glacier

Research shows that Thwaites Glacier on the edge of West Antarctica is sliding unstoppably into the ocean, mainly due to warmer seawater lapping at its underside.

Feb 13, 2017, 11:00 AM IST

Antarctic ice sheet collapse has begun, shows research

In an alarming find, scientists have discovered that the collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet - that holds enough water to raise global seas by several feet - has already begun.

May 15, 2014, 16:19 PM IST

Subglacial water system under West Antarctica glacier mapped

Scientists have used an innovation in radar analysis to map the subglacial water system under West Antarctica`s Thwaites Glacier.

Jul 10, 2013, 12:49 PM IST