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Lecture: Peter Kuipers Munneke about melting polar ice

In the last few decades, the vast ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica have started to lose more and more ice due to rising temperatures. It could lead to multi-meter sea level rise worldwide. But how fast? And by how much? Kuipers Munneke will show that, in order to understand the behavior of the ice sheets, we rely heavily on ever better satellites and computers. Peter Kuipers Munneke has a PhD in glaciology. He is specialized in the interaction between ice, snow and the atmosphere. He undertook field campaigns to Greenland, Antarctica and Spitsbergen. He is also a weatherman for NOS. In cooperation with Arago.