Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Bummer in the overheated Arctic: Measuring the water temperature can be hard when you need to "drill through 100 meters of ice" to do it

Again, a Glacier Downsizes -
“Measuring the water temperature sounds easy enough, but not when you have to use a submarine to do it, or drill through 100 meters of ice,” Dr. Münchow said. “Not to mention just the expense of getting out there. I just bought a one-way ticket for $3,000.”

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