Antarctic ice shelves thinned rapidly in last decade

PM (ABC): The ice surrounding Antarctica has thinned rapidly in the last decade, and much faster than scientists had thought. A new study looked at satellite data going back to 1994, and it showed that some Antarctic ice shelves had melted by almost 20 per cent.

Presented by Bridget Brennan.


Authorised by the CEO of the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre October 2019.

The ACE CRC was established and supported under the Australian Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Program.

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