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Sea levels may rise much higher, says fossil study


July 16th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Sea levels may rise much higher than previously thought, suggests a new study on fossil corals, which shows how warmer climes in the past promoted dramatic ... Read more...

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Scientists estimate sea level rise by studying past carbon dioxide levels


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists have found how an estimate of the sea level rise can be made by looking at atmospheric carbon dioxide levels 3 million years ago.The ... Read more...

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Some Antarctic ice is building up from bottom


March 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): New findings by scientists working in the remotest part of Antarctica could reshape our understanding of how the ice sheet expands and moves, and how it might react ... Read more...

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Drilling project to reveal climate change in Antarctic


January 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (IANS) The world's largest marine geoscience project is underway to drill deep beneath the Antarctic to discover clues to climate change. That would involve boring through two km of ... Read more...

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East Antarctic ice sheet losing mass from last 3 years


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): An analysis of data from a gravity-measuring satellite mission has determined that the East Antarctic ice sheet has been losing mass for the last three years.According to a ... Read more...

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Microbes found living underground in Antarctica


April 17th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) An uncharted reservoir of briny liquid, buried under an inland Antarctic glacier, supports unusual microbial life in a place where life is unthinkable. After sampling the outflow from below ... Read more...

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Scientists discover microbes that survive without oxygen under Antarctic glacier


April 17th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new research has led to the discovery of unusual microbial life under an inland Antarctic glacier, a place where cold, darkness and lack of oxygen would previously ... Read more...

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Scientists discover gigantic alp-like mountain range buried under Antarctic ice


February 25th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): An international team of scientists has confirmed the existence of an European Alps-like mountain range in Antarctica, which is buried under more than four kilometers (2.5 miles) ... Read more...

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Scientists to probe one of worlds last major unexplored places


October 15th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Using sophisticated airborne radar and other Information Age tools and techniques, scientists are all set to probe one of the globes last major unexplored places, which is ... Read more...

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Sub-glacial system under Antarctic ice teeming with life


December 28th, 2007 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a complex sub-glacial system under the Antarctic ice, which might be teeming with life in the form of mineral-hungry microbes.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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