Biggest ice sheet on Earth more vulnerable to melting than thought

July 22, 2020

Biggest ice sheet on Earth more vulnerable to melting than thought

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National Geographic published an article on July 22, 2020 discussing discoveries made using rock samples stored at the Byrd Center's Polar Rock Repository (PRR). These samples were collected from Antarctica's ElephantMoraine in the 1980s and subsequently stored as part of the PRR collection.

Such discoveries highlight how important it is to save Earth's glacial archive that is preserved within ice cores and rock samples.

Read the article at nationalgeographic.com

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