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Antarctica – Glacial Ice Melting

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Research Projects

Our goal is measure the oxygen and hydrogen isotopic composition of the Pine Island Bay, Amundsen Sea, Ross Sea, and Terra Nova Bay to understand the impacts of glacial melt in western Antarctica.

  • Arial view of Glacial Ice

    Antarctic Holocene Climate

    As anthropogenic climate change becomes more pronounced, concern regarding the state of the world’s ice sheets has been growing. Of particular concern are the Greenland and the West Antarctic ice sheets where a sea level rise could pose serious problems.