Atmospheric rivers trigger melting in West Antarctica

Surface melting in West Antarctica is triggered by atmospheric rivers that transport heat and moisture from the mid-latitudes and sub-tropics to the polar regions according to a new study from researchers1 from the University Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Sorbonne University (France), CESAM/University of Aveiro (Portugal) and British Antarctic Survey (United Kingdom). Their study will be published … Continue reading Atmospheric rivers trigger melting in West Antarctica