Antarctica is half a world away from Delaware. But the way its ice melts due to climate change will affect how much sea levels rise all over the world, including the east coast of the U.S.
One University of Delaware researcher is trying to better understand how this melting happens. He sets off to Antarctica next January to do just that.
In this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talks with coastal physical oceanographer and UD assistant professor Carlos Moffat about his plans for the five-year research and education grant he received from the National Science Foundation.