Measuring melting ice sheets

Scientist Eric Rignot to speak on how warmer climate and water are changing topography in Antarctica and Greenland.

Global climate change - especially as it relates to glacial melting and rising ocean levels - is the subject of much debate and research.

Eric Rignot, Earth system science professor, studies ice sheet melting in Antarctica and Greenland. He will talk about his work 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, as part of the 2008-09 Discover the Physical Sciences Breakfast Lecture Series.

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