Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth next to the Antarctic ice shelf from which it broke away.

Giant iceberg splits from Antarctic

Posted in Science on 13th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded has just broken away from Antarctica.

Antarctic iceberg crack develops fork

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf that looks set to spawn a giant berg has suddenly forked.

Giant icebergs play key role in removing CO2 from the atmosphere

Posted in Science on 30th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Carbon sequestration contributes to the long-term storage of atmospheric carbon dioxide, therefore helping to slow global warming.

Giant icebergs play 'major role' in ocean carbon cycle

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Giant icebergs could be responsible for the processes that absorb up to 20% of the carbon in the Southern Ocean's carbon cycle, a study suggests.