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This National Snow and Ice Data Center's (NSIDC) press release at this website addresses the new findings of Antarctic glacial melting. Students and educators can learn how satellite images assist scientists in studying Earth's changes. Visitors can find a map of the study area, images of the ice sheet, and a tutorial explaining why glacial melting has accelerated. The website offers an abstract of the scientific journal article thoroughly explaining the phenomenon. Individuals can find links to additional information about this new discovery.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Earth Science

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    NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120195526305T,Science,Science -- Earth science,Geoscience,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout

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    English

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