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Radar Tech From CEE's Milillo Records Antarctic Glaciers Losing Ice Faster Than Ever Documented Before

By: Sally Strong

In a new University of Houston study using an advanced remote imaging system known as synthetic aperture radar interferometry, three glaciers at the South Pole are being documented with levels of clarity and completeness never seen before. The new remote sensing data system is not just uncovering icy secrets from Earth’s least explored continent, it also is raising alarms about global climate risks – both present and future.

Documentation of the rapid and unprecedented retreat of the Pope, Smith and Kohler glaciers in West Antarctica’s Amundsen Sea Embayment is detailed in an article published in Nature Geosciences...

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