TITLE

Earth's ice hangs in the balance

AUTHOR(S)
Charles, Dan
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/8/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1772, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Considers the dispute about the current variations in the Earth's ice cover and discusses a method proposed by geophysicist Bradford Hager from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to help determine if Antarctica is sagging or rising. Proposed use of Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) or the Global Positioning System (GPS); Need for five or ten years of observations.
ACCESSION #
9107152417

 

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