Thwaites Glacier grounding line

Thwaites Glacier grounding line

Historic images: Faintly recognizable in the background is a section of Thwaites Glacier's grounding line, a zone pivotal to the glacier's stability or lack thereof and of the glacier's potential danger to sea-level rise. These first-ever images of the grounding zone were snapped by Icefin, the underwater autonomous vehicle engineered in Britney Schmidt's Georgia Tech lab. At top, the glacier, at bottom, the seafloor. Credit:  International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration / Georgia Tech-Schmidt lab

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  • Created On: Jan 29, 2020 - 8:26am
  • Last Updated: Jan 29, 2020 - 9:27am