A search for answers about ice sheet collapse

August 29, 2023


Antarctic Science Platform


Evidence from the Earth’s past is needed to determine the future. The Antarctic Science Platform and international collaborators are embarking on an exciting scientific drilling project, aiming to address the following questions:

  • How will marine-based ice sheets respond to a 2°C increase in global temperature?
  • Under what climatic conditions does the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) collapse?
  • What are the local, regional, and global environmental consequences of melting ice sheets?

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