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45 million years from VUW MR

Scientists chart 45 million years of Antarctic temperature change

Authors: Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, GNS Science, and Birmingham University (UK)
Year Published: 2022
Document Type: Papers, Update
Summary: New study shows 'very clear and direct response' of Antarctic temperatures to changing carbon dioxide levels. Molecular fossils and computer modelling have enabled scientists to build the first catalogue of Antarctic ocean temperatures over the past 45 million years, offering new insights into future sea level changes.

Ocean mixing and heat transport processes observed under the Ross Ice Shelf control its basal melting

Authors: Stevens, C., Hulbe, C., Brewer, M., et al.
Year Published: 2020
Document Type: Papers
Ownership: ASP
Summary: This published PNAS research article describes measurements of the ocean beneath the centre of the Ross Ice Shelf, to better understanding the complex processes that drive melting.