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23 Nov 2009 09:53


World: This Antarctica ice loss story has the loosest margin of error ever

  • 57 billion tons of ice have been lost on Antartica’s Eastern side since 2002, a new study says
  • 52 billion tons of ice – the margin of error for the eastern ice loss study, which is just a wee bit large and useless
  • 190 billion tons of ice – the estimated average loss of ice for the continent each year, mostly on the west side source