A pair of massive subglacial lakes have been discovered underneath of the melting Greenland Ice Sheet by researchers from the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) at the University of Cambridge. … [Read full article]
When I stand next to The Times Atlas of the World which has recently garnered so much controversy, sitting in its lovely hardcover slipcase to protect the lovely hardcover beauty that is the atlas itself, it comes up to just below my knee. It’s really big. It deserves to be though, because inside is a series of maps, pages of information and a very comprehensive Index of places.
Here’s my review of The Times Atlas of the World.
The publishers of The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World, Harper Collins, have issued a press release apologising for the inaccuracy of their press release which stated that Greenland had lost 15% of its permanent ice cap.
Only days after the 13th and newest edition of The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World was released to much acclaim and news reporting, scientists from the Scott Polar Research Institute at Cambridge University have raised concerns about the claims made by the atlas that there has been a 15% decrease in the permanent ice cover of Greenland in the past 12 years.