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Antarctica’s troublesome ‘hairdryer winds’
30 April 2017
It's an ill wind that blows no good - at least not for the ice shelves on the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula.
A new study has found an atmospheric melting phenomenon in the region to be far more prevalent than anyone had realised.
Source: BBC News
Image credit: British Antarctic Survey (BAS) - The warming effect of the foehn winds is felt at least 130km across the ice shelf