Antarctica’s Doomsday Glacier “Hanging on by its Fingernails”
The Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, also known as the Doomsday Glacier, has been determined to be "hanging on by its fingernails" due to its melting rate accelerating, with a doubling outflow speed in the last thirty years. Scientists deployed...
Collapse of Antarctica’s “Doomsday” Glacier to Dramatically Raise Sea Levels
Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier, referred to now as the "Doomsday" glacier, may melt in three years, causing sea levels to rise dramatically. Experts warned at a press briefing on December 13 that the large glacier -- which is roughly the size...