The Antarctic is melting even in the ...

The Antarctic is melting even in the middle of subzero winter

Saturday Apr 14 Read more: New Scientist

The average winter temperature on the Antarctic peninsula is a chilly -15A C. Yet automated instruments on the Larsen C ice shelf have recorded extensive surface melting even during the long, dark winter. When wind blows over high mountains, the descending air can warm by several degrees.

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