The mega-berg has calved!
The end of the line...nearly
It's hanging on by a thread. A 13 km thread, but a thread nonetheless.
This is an extremely interesting consideration of the validity and robustness of trends estimated from limited numbers of data points. The jury is still out on the magnitude and even direction of temperature trends on the Antarctic Peninsula – clearly the need for further research and data collection is ever more pressing.
It's still hanging on... just
A summary of my PhD research, as published on SciEnvy's blog today.
The crack(en) is propagating at an alarming rate, and looks likely to trigger the calving of an iceberg a quarter of the size of Wales.