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Antarctic Ice Shelf

Scientists set to explore newly exposed Antarctic ecosystem

Marine biologist Katrin Linse from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) will be leading the mission.

Feb 14, 2018, 19:30 PM IST

Trillion tonne iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf is drifting out to sea; new cracks spotted!

The iceberg, dubbed A68, is already shifting shape along with the remaining Larsen C ice shelf itself.

Jul 21, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

Mammoth iceberg may break off from Antarctic ice shelf: Scientists

While the iceberg remains attached to the ice shelf, its outer end is moving at the highest speed ever recorded on this ice shelf.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Delaware-sized iceberg could break off the Antarctic ice-shelf 'in hours, days or weeks'!

Currently, the iceberg is attached to the shelf but is moving at rates faster than previously recorded, moving at speeds of roughly 32 feet per day.

Jul 01, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

NASA captures massive rift potentially the size of Delaware in Antarctic Peninsula's ice shelf!

The Antarctic ice shelf, Larsen C, was actually made up of three ice shelves named Larsen A, Larsen B and Larsen C.

Dec 05, 2016, 22:38 PM IST

A massive rift is threatening Antarctic Larsen C ice shelf to collapse

For almost two years now, researchers from Project MIDAS, a British Antarctic Survey that involves teams from several UK universities, have been tracking the progress of a large rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf.

Aug 23, 2016, 10:42 AM IST

Massive Antarctic ice shelf to disappear by 2020: NASA

The last remaining section of a massive Antarctic ice shelf, which partially collapsed in 2002, is likely to disintegrate completely before 2020, a new NASA study has revealed.

May 16, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Antarctic Ice Shelf collapse possibly triggered by ocean waves

Scientists discover that ocean waves originating along Pacific coasts of N & S America impact Antarctic ice shelves.

Feb 12, 2010, 13:25 PM IST