Mapping East Antarctica’s Uncharted Territory
WILLIAMS FIELD, NEAR MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA– East Antarctica contains nearly all the world’s supply of fresh water and could contribute hundreds of feet of sea level rise, yet little is known about the stability of this vast ice sheet. In our interview with Jack Holt of the University of Texas at Austin, we learn about a project to chart a glacier in East Antarctica that scientists believe is losing mass. (Video by Lisa Strong-Aufhauser.)
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