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Climate Change: Challenges and Priorities for Basic Research, May 20, 2008,
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Slide title: Collapse of Larsen B Ice Shelf

Slide image: Two satellite images of the Antarctic Peninsula showing the Larsen B ice shelf before its breakup (left) and during the break-up of a massive portion of it (an area larger than Rhode Island) in 2002 (right).

Slide image credit: MODIS images from NASA's Terra satellite supplied by Dr. Ted Scambos; National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado, Boulder

Background image: Close-up photo of ice

Background image credit: 2009 JupiterImages Corporation

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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