A workshop was held in Costanza in September 2016 which was followed up by a pathfinder study to test and validate the overall approach of a Regional Initiative. A follow up meeting was held in Sofia in June 2018. The following priorities have been agreed by the various communities and organizations active in the region: …
Month: June 2018
Parts of Earth’s crust are rising very slowly owing to post-glacial rebound, but using GPS, researchers have found that West Antarctica is rising faster than almost anywhere else in the world. And, ESA’s GOCE gravity mission has, in turn, helped them to understand that the mantle below is unusually fluid. Read the full story.
In a major collaborative effort, scientists from around the world have used information from satellites to reveal that ice melting in Antarctica has not only raised sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, but, critically, almost half of this rise has occurred in the last five years. Read the full story.