Antarctica's ice shelves melting from the bottom up

IRVINE, Calif., June 13 (UPI) -- Many of Antarctica's ice shelves are melting away from the bottom up, research by a glacial expert at the University of California, Irvine, indicates.

NASA: Greenland's glaciers melting quickly

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- NASA scientists say glaciers in west Greenland are melting 100 times faster at their end points beneath the ocean than they are at their surfaces.

Antarctic ice loss greater than thought

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A U.S.-led study determined Antarctic ice loss has increased by 75 percent during the last 10 years due to a speed up in the flow of its glaciers.

Report: Antarctica melting accelerated

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Vast ice sheets in Antarctica appear to be destabilizing due to climate change and the rate of ice loss has accelerated in the past 10 years, researchers said.

Glacial surge seen when ice shelf broke

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Two NASA-funded studies reported Tuesday profound increases in the flow of glaciers into the open ocean following the breakup of ice shelves in the Antarctic.

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Antarctic glaciers shrinking

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Images from space of previously inaccessible regions of Antarctica reveal glacial ice and snow are shrinking at a surprising rate, researchers said.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer