West Antarctica is warming at a much quicker pace than other places around the globe, according to a study led by David Bromwich, a geography professor at The Ohio State University. Average temperatures have climbed by more than 4 degrees since the 1950s at one research station in Antarctica. "Lots of melting can do lots of damage to the ice shelves," Bromwich said. "We know that these melting events can happen today, and we are likely to see more melting events."
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