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Ice shelves including Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ at risk of collapse – Ice shelf collapse – Economic Times

According to a report by PTI, over a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf area may be at risk of collapsing into the sea if global temperatures reach four degrees…

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12 Apr 2021, 03:18 PM IST
According to a report by PTI, over a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf area may be at risk of collapsing into the sea if global temperatures reach four degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, according to a study. The research, published in the Geophysical Research Letters journal, found that 34 per cent of the area of all Antarctic ice shelves — around half a million square kilometers — including 67 percent of ice shelf area on the Antarctic Peninsula, would be…

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