Icebergs

Satellites Reveal World's Most Famous 'mega Iceberg' Released 152 Billion Tonnes Of Fresh Water...

152 billion tonnes of fresh water - equivalent to 20 x Loch Ness or 61 million Olympic sized swimming pools, entered the seas around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia when the megaberg A68A melted over 3 months in 2020/2021, according to a...
Related topics: Satellites, Space, Antarctic

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Antarctic Ice-sheet Destabilized Within A Decade

After the natural warming that followed the last Ice Age, there were repeated periods when masses of icebergs broke off from Antarctica into the Southern Ocean.
Related topics: Antarctic, Antarctica (science)

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6 Crazy Google Sheets Formulas That Are Extremely Useful

Creating a spreadsheet by entering a few columns of data and applying the basic functions of mathematics is simply the tip of the iceberg. More utility and automation lies under the ocean of things that you can do on Google Sheets.
Related topics: Google, Mathematics

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Not Saying It Was Aliens, But 'oumuamua Probably Wasn't A Nitrogen Iceberg

On October 19, 2017, astronomers made the first-ever detection of an interstellar object (ISO) passing through our solar system. Designated 1I/2017 U1 ′Oumuamua, this object confounded astronomers who could not determine if it was an interstellar...
Related topics: Space, Comets

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Not Saying It Was Aliens, But ‘oumuamua Probably Wasn’t A Nitrogen Iceberg…

On October 19th, 2017, astronomers made the first-ever detection of an interstellar object (ISO) passing through our Solar System. Designated 1I/2017 U1′ Oumuamua, this object confounded astronomers who could not determine if it was an...
Related topics: Space

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‘it Is A Game Changer’: Waging War On Climate Change From Space

The battle against climate change — and to mitigate some of its most deadly effects — is increasingly being waged from space. Satellites are measuring the rate of icebergs calving into the Arctic Ocean and outbreaks of phytoplankton from rising...
Related topics: Space, Satellites, Arctic

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Uci, Nasa Jpl Scientists Uncover Additional Threat To Antarctica's Floating Ice Shelves

Glaciologists at the University of California, Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have examined the dynamics underlying the calving of the Delaware-sized iceberg A68 from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf in July 2017, finding the likely...
Related topics: NASA, Space, Antarctica (science)

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Building On The Past

Your crumbling steps rise to greet the sun, towering overhead like monolithic icebergs that betray their craggy depths. Revealed in scattered light, the geometric dreams of ancient engineers dance tellingly beneath the surface. Hidden hands that...
Related topics: Sun

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The F-35s True Power Shine In Combat, Not At An Air Show

Mark Episkopos F-35, Americas “The stuff you see at the airshow is really awesome, but it doesn’t even touch the tip of the iceberg of what this airplane is" Here's What You Need to Remember: “This year we’re going to fully unleash the...

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Wandering Icebergs Could Trigger Tsunamis

Earthquakes can cause landslides on the ocean floor, which in turn can trigger tsunamis. A new study finds that wandering icebergs can produce submarine landslides, too, when they hit ground and capsize.The increasing number of icebergs wandering...
Related topics: Tsunami, Earthquakes

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As The Titanic Decays, Expedition Will Monitor Deterioration

The Titanic is disappearing. The iconic ocean liner that was sunk by an iceberg is now slowly succumbing to metal-eating bacteria: holes pervade the wreckage, the crow's nest is already gone and the railing of the ship's iconic bow could collapse at...

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Icebergs As Tall As Eiffel Tower Once Flowed Past Outer Banks To Florida, Study Finds

A series of mysterious lines carved on the seafloor off North Carolina's Outer Banks have been identified as "highly unexpected" proof that icebergs once filled the horizon along the East Coast.

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New Model Simulates The Tsunamis Caused By Iceberg Calving

A team of scientists has developed a new model for simulating both iceberg calving and the tsunamis that are triggered as a result. Their method can help improve hazard assessment in coastal areas and refine the empirical calving models used to...
Related topics: Tsunami

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Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf Is Crumbling Faster Than Expected

A newly published video shows the dramatic increase in ice chunks breaking free from the large ice shelf holding back the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica. With the rate of icebergs breaking free increasing over the past few years, scientists warn...
Related topics: Antarctica (science), Science Videos

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Earth Now Has A 5th Ocean, According To National Geographic, Which Upgraded The Status Of The...

Icebergs on the Weddell sea, part of the Southern ocean. Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images National Geographic said on Tuesday it will be adding a fifth ocean to its maps. The Southern Ocean is the second-smallest ocean and surrounds...
Related topics: Antarctica (science)

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Earth Now Has A 5th Ocean, According To National Geographic, Which Upgraded The Status Of The...

Icebergs on the Weddell sea, part of the Southern ocean. Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images National Geographic said on Tuesday it will be adding a fifth ocean to its maps. The Southern Ocean is the second-smallest ocean and surrounds...
Related topics: Antarctica (science)

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Solar Farms: A Toxic Blot On The Landscape

If the government really plans a big increase in solar capacity, the current desecration of our countryside will be the tip of the iceberg. It is also clear that new solar development is not economically viable, other than in a few niche cases....

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Slushy Iceberg Aggregates Control Calving Timing On Greenland's Jakobshavn Isbræ

shows that a relaxation in the thick aggregate of icebergs floating at the glacier-ocean boundary of the Jakobshavn Isbræ occurs up to an hour before calving events. This finding may help scientists better understand future sea-level rise scenarios...

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This Is Currently The World’s Largest Iceberg

A gigantic chunk of ice recently broke off from an ice shelf in Antarctica, and is currently the world’s largest iceberg. The iceberg, dubbed A-76, measures around 4,320 square km (1,670 square miles) in size. At 170 km (106 miles) in length and...
Related topics: Antarctica (science)

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Vast Antarctic Iceberg Could Drift Through Ocean For Years

A vast iceberg that broke off Antarctica earlier this month could drift through the ocean for several years before it breaks up and melts away, a scientist from the European Space Agency said Friday.
Related topics: Antarctic, Antarctica (science), European Space Agency

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