ESA’s CryoSat mission reveals 10 years of glacier ice loss


Thanks to ESA’s CryoSat satellite and a breakthrough way of using its data, scientists have discovered that glaciers worldwide have shrunk by a total of 2% in just 10 years, and it’s because of higher air temperatures.

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Credits: ESA/Planetary Visions

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  1. I did read a lot on glaciology, a fact to know about glacier is that these things can collapse under their own weight, happens all the time, and when a collapse occurs the ice goes on warmer area and melt. This % of melted ice isn't mentioned in any vid not even this one.

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