New Research Reveals Potential to Prevent Collapse of West Antarctic Ice Sheet

November 15, 2023


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A groundbreaking international research project, known as the Sensitivity of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to Two Degrees of Warming (SWAIS2C), has shed light on the preventability of the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS). Recent ice sheet modeling conducted by a group of esteemed scientists and researchers indicates that the WAIS, which is projected to lose mass due to climate change and global ocean warming, is still salvageable.

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