The Thwaites Glacier is collapsing into the sea. Now scientists are scrambling to answer two questions: When will it take the plunge?
Ice in west Antarctica meets the ocean. The continent's ice is melting at an accelerating rate. Mario Tama/Getty Images ...
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Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA) showing location of key ice shelves.
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The Mertz glacier in East Antarctica is one of the many areas that could be melting
From NASA's Global Climate Change Website. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
The rift in the Larsen C ice shelf that will eventually lead to a major iceberg calving event. Credit: NASA
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The photograph above shows an edge of the Thwaites Ice Shelf and was taken by Jim Yungel, program manager for the Airborne Topographic Mapper, ...
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Antarctic ice shelf thickness changes. Note the rapid thinning of Pine Island Glacier ice shelf
West Antarctica is rapidly melting, while some parts of East Antarctica have seen increased snowfall
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John Kerry wanted to see how Antarctica was changing. When he returned, the entire world had.
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Antarctic krill, centimeter-long shrimp-like crustaceans that feed primarily on phytoplankton, are a key part of the Antarctic marine food chain.
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NASA scientists study changing conditions in the Arctic as part of the agency's ICESCAPE mission, or Impacts of Climate on Ecosystems and Chemistry of the ...
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Glaciers and ice caps on Baffin Island in Arctic Canada have been retreating rapidly in recent decades. Dead moss collected at the margin this ice cap was ...
A boat floats in Neko Harbour, Antarctica, in February 2018.Alexandre Meneghini / Reuters
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West Antarctica's glaciers and floating ice shelves are becoming increasingly unstable.
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The black dashed line separates West Antarctic Peninsula (WAP) from continental Adélie penguin colonies.
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An iceberg looms off the deck of a cruise ship near the Antarctic Peninsula in September 2005. Ann Manner / Getty
Subglacial Lake Vostok lies 4000 meters below Vostok Station, in East Antarctica.
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A group of Emperor penguin adults make their way across sea ice in Terre Adélie in East Antarctica. The seabirds rely on sea ice for breeding and raising ...
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Map of Antarctica today showing rates of retreat (2010-2016) of the “
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Glaciologist Jason Box, left, at work on the Petermann Glacier on Greenland's northwest coast
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Antarctic mountains. The BEDMAP 2 dataset (Fretwell et al. 2013) shows how ice thickness across