Scientists Gain New Clarity On How Fast The Ice Is Melting In Antarctica

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Scientists Gain New Clarity On How Fast The Ice Is Melting In Antarctica
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Scientists already thought that the Antarctic ice sheet was melting, but the speed at which the melt is occurring was a mystery until now. Using satellite imagery and computer vision, NASA was able to build what scientists say is the clearest view of the ice melt so far.

The U.S. space agency compiled data from hundreds of thousands of satellite photos taken from Landsat satellites owned by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey. It then used all that data and i