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Antarctica’s troublesome ‘hairdryer winds’

30 April 2017

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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

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