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The Yeti robot tows a radar in a crevassed area of Greenland in March 2014. Rough Terrain
Science / Ice and Snow
Thursday October 23, 2014

The Ross Ice Shelf holds back enough ice from entering the ocean to raise sea level by several meters. The weird dynamics of an area called the shear zone has a team of researchers concerned that its potential instability could have long-term repercussions for the Ross Ice Shelf.
Descendants of the might B-15 iceberg that calved off the Ross Ice Shelf in 2000 continue to break apart. Where Are They Now?
Science / Ice and Snow
Thursday October 09, 2014

One of the world's biggest break-up stories isn't in Hollywood. It's taking place around Antarctica. An iceberg that calved in March 2000 from the Ross Ice Shelf is continuing its slow disintegration in the Amery Sea, nearly halfway around the continent from where it started.

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