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Researchers obtain data from beneath Thwaites Glacier – Oceanographic – Oceanographic Magazine

Using Ran, an uncrewed submarine, researchers have successfully obtained data from underneath Thwaites Glacier, also known as the ‘Doomsday Glacier’.

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Using Ran, an uncrewed submarine, researchers have successfully obtained data from underneath Thwaites Glacier, also known as the Doomsday Glacier.
They discovered that the supply of warm water to the glacier is larger than previously thought, which could result in faster melting and accelerating ice flow.
Global sea level is affected by how much ice there is on land, and the biggest uncertainty in the forecasts is the future evolution of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, according to  Anna Wåhlin,…

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