Antarctic Lecture:Whatís with all these cracks? Tales from Antarctic ice shelves

Event Type: Programs
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 3/28/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
 Ice shelves donít typically make headlines in The New York Times, but in recent months, stories of a nascent Delaware sized iceberg and the evacuation of Halley Research Station due to rift growth have been prominent. Daniel McGrath will provide a synopsis of ice shelves, discussing their importance to the Antarctic Ice Sheet, along with details of these recent events. Heíll focus on Larsen Cís rift, and will discuss efforts to both observe and model the rift, with an eye towards the stability of Larsen C in the future.
Library: Old Town Library
Location: Community Room Combo
Contact: Erin Kirchoefer
Contact Number: 221-6740
Presenter: Dan McGrath