About the ITGC

This joint UK-US research programme is one of the most detailed and extensive examinations of a massive Antarctic glacier ever undertaken.

Read the ITGC news release for the project’s launch, April 30, 2018.

Thwaites Glacier Research in the News

Principal Investigators
The Race to Understand Antarctica's Most Terrifying Glacier
Portrait of a planet on the verge of climate catastrophe
Antarctic quest seeks to predict the fate of a linchpin glacier
Just how unstable is the massive Thwaites glacier? Scientists are about to find out. from Public Radio International
Why The U.S. And Britain Are Teaming Up To Study A Massive Glacier In Antarctica from National Public Radio
Huge Antarctic glacier to be studied by UK-US research team from The Irish News
Scientists might not be able to stop this massive Antarctica glacier from melting into the ocean from Newsweek
NYUAD to research sea level rise in Antarctica thanks to $2.1 million science grant from UK from The National
'Cork' glacier holding back sea level rise may pop from Live Science
Unprecedented U.S.-British project launches to study the world’s most dangerous glacier from The Washington Post
UK, U.S. study Antarctic glacier, hoping to crack sea level risks from Reuters
Boaty McBoatface leads £20m mission to melting Antarctic glacier from The Guardian
Thwaites Glacier: Biggest ever Antarctic field campaign, Five year mission to Thwaites Glacier, and Mission to understand Thwaites Glacier from the BBC
Antarctic glacier the size of Britain is disintegrating and scientists try to find why from Sunday Express
U.S. and U.K. plan ‘Thwaites invasion’ in Antarctica and U.S.-U.K. science armada to target vulnerable Antarctic ice sheet from Science Magazine

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