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CryoSat detects sudden ice loss in Southern Antarctic Peninsula

22 May 2015

A recent acceleration in ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica has been detected by ESA's ice mission.

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Dynamic Spring weather in North Atlantic waters

This composite image from Suomi NPP data shows the northwest Atlantic Ocean on 14 May 2015, with the New England and Canadian Maritimes in the background. Increasing sunlight, nutrient runoff from land and upwelling from the deep, and changeable atmospheric weather all conspire to colour the ocean surface with interesting patterns.

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