Was ist mit der Antarktis los? – ein BBC-Beitrag

„Right now, [Antarctic glaciers] are dumping some 120 to 140 billion tonnes of ice a year into the ocean […]

[Scientists] try to forecast the behaviour of the Amundsen Sea region in a warming world, and the consequences this will have for future sea-level rise.

It has been argued that this part of Antarctica may already be in an unstoppable retreat which would see its glaciers all collapse in coming centuries.“

Weiterlesen unter http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38256932