Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times
It’s called calving, and it occurs when enormous chunks of ice burst free from glaciers or floating ice shelves and drop into the sea with an explosive, heart-stopping crash.
This process, which produces icebergs, has long been viewed as the primary mechanism for ice loss along the continent of Antarctica.
Now however, scientists say calving is only half the story.
In what is being described as the first comprehensive survey of all Antarctic ice...