Volcanoes melting Antarctic glaciers from below

Dive below the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and you’ll find fire as well as ice, says this article by Stephanie Pappas. “A new study finds that subglacial volcanoes and other geothermal “hotspots” are contributing to the melting of Thwaites Glacier, a┬ámajor river of ice that flows into Antarctica’s Pine Island Bay,” says Pappas. “Areas of … Continue reading Volcanoes melting Antarctic glaciers from below