The Bedrock Beneath Antarctica

The Bedrock Beneath Antarctica

In this video scientists strip away Antarctic ice to reveal a new, and much more detailed map of the bedrock below. The biggest ice sheet in our planet uncovered and our understanding of what lies beneath, has taken another leap forward.    Check out the video…  

This map, called Bedmap2, was compiled by the British Antarctic Survey and incorporates millions of new measurements, including real data sets from NASA’s ICESat satellite and an airborne mission called Operation IceBridge.



The Bedrock Beneath Antarctica

The Bedrock Beneath Antarctica

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By |2013-06-08T11:42:23+03:00Jun 6, 2013|Categories: Natural phenomena, Technology news|Tags: , , , , |

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