Antarctica’s warm underbelly revealed

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By Jonathan Amos, BBC Science Correspondent, November 13, 2017

This is the best map yet produced of the warmth coming up from the rocks underneath the Antarctic ice sheet.

This “geothermal heat flux” is key data required by scientists in order to model how the White Continent is going to react to climate change.


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