Scientists Determine What Causes Glacial Earthquakes

A group of geoscientists led by Dr Tavi Murray of Swansea University, UK, has shown that during the glacier edge breaking process, known as calving, the glacier moves rapidly backward and downward, causing the so-called ‘glacial earthquakes’ which until now have been poorly understood. Glacial earthquakes have increased seven-fold since the 1990s and have been [...] —> Read More