ice sheets

NOC sensors reveal that melting ice sheets release tons of methane into the atmosphere

Ice

Results of a recent paper published in Nature reveal that ice sheets overlying extensive wetlands can release tons of methane to the atmosphere through subglacial rivers.

Planet Under Pressure – 27 March 2012

Planet Under Pressure

NOC Liverpool is organising a session at the Planet Under Pressure conference in London called Past and Present Sea Level Rise and Ice Sheets.

The session will take the form of poster presentations by scientists together with a 90-minute panel discussion. The session takes place on the second day of the conference, on Tuesday 27 March at 2pm.