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Canadian ice shelf more substantial than Manhattan collapses into the sea

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Canadian ice shelf larger than Manhattan collapses into the sea

This huge sheet of ice then drifted into the Arctic Sea, more breaking into two massive chunks. This full calving function — the scientific time period for the breaking of ice chunks off glaciers — was captured by the Copernicus Sentinel satellite.

The piece that broke off was about 80 sq. kilometers — larger sized than the 60-square-kilometer Manhattan.

“Previously mentioned-typical air temperatures, offshore winds and open water in entrance of the ice shelf are all aspect of the recipe for ice shelf split up,” in accordance to the Canadian Ice Assistance.

“Thanks to the existence of pre-existing fractures in the remaining Milne Ice Shelf, there is a probable for more destabilization,” the Drinking water and Ice Investigate Laboratory (WIRL) mentioned in a press release on August 7. The ice shelf is however unstable and even more ice breaks are feasible in the coming days and months, WIRL warned.

A exploration web-site on the ice shelf was razed through this collapse.

“It is blessed that we were not on the ice shelf when this transpired, our camp area and devices had been all ruined in this party,” stated Derek Mueller, professor in the Division of Geography and Environmental Experiments at Carleton University in a blog publish on August 2.

Mueller and his workforce have frequented Milne Ice Shelf various situations, but the trip this 12 months was canceled because of to the coronavirus pandemic.

The final recognized epishelf lake in the Arctic could be long gone mainly because of the ice shelf crack. An epishelf lake is a overall body of freshwater trapped by an ice shelf that floats on top of ocean water.

When the Milne Ice Shelf collapsed, it likely despatched once-contained freshwater into the salty waters of the Arctic Ocean. Scientists are not sure about the extent of this destruction “as this relies upon on the integrity of the remaining section of the Milne Ice Self.”

Meltwater lakes form every summer in depressions on the Milne Ice Shelf.

Ice shelves like these can assist restrict worldwide sea stage rise by acting like a dam, slowing the flow of melting ice and water into the oceans. These big calving events can also make dangers for the shipping marketplace by generating essentially significant icebergs floating across the northern oceans.

The Arctic has ongoing to warm considerably more rapidly than any other area across the earth as arctic heatwaves repeatedly effect the location. Temperatures throughout the Arctic continued to rise in July this calendar year across Canada and Siberia, wherever substantial wildfires continue on to melt away.
“Globally, it was the 3rd warmest July in this data file, powering 2016 and 2019,” Copernicus ECMWF explained in their every month local weather bulletin.
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This is not the initially time this year that the Canadian Arctic has missing substantial ice attributes.

Earlier this summer months two of Canada’s St. Patrick Bay ice caps wholly disappeared. The two ice caps were positioned on the same Ellesmere Island as the Milne Ice Shelf in Nunavut.

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Marseille in California. ″Where the Portuguese is, there is Portugal″

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Marseille in California.  ″Where the Portuguese is, there is Portugal″

“You are the future,” President Marcelo Rebelo de Souza told a three-year-old girl dressed in traditional Portuguese clothing who came out to greet him on the podium where he spoke at Artesia Portuguese Salon. The city, located on the outskirts of Los Angeles, has not hosted the President of the Portuguese Republic since 1989. This weekend, he did it with pomp and the setting of an ornate Portuguese-American community bursting with pride.

“We have never lost the honor and responsibility of being representatives of this beautiful flag,” said Jimmy Enes, a member of Artesia DES, a Portuguese descendant, in a welcoming speech delivered in perfect Portuguese. “When we are asked who we are, we always answer”i am portuguese“and not”Portuguese-American“or ‘Portuguese American’,” he said. “That’s why we’re trying step by step to protect our heritage on the outskirts of Los Angeles, one of the greatest cities in the world.”

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Cristiano Ronaldo is injured by the Portuguese national team and thanks the fans for their support

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Cristiano Ronaldo got a cut on his nose and needed a bandage (Photo: MICHAL CIZEK / AFP)

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Gratitude. It seems that the attacker Cristiano Ronaldo shared his social media with Portuguese fans after a clash with Czech goalkeeper Vaclik. In the auction, the assailant received a cut on his face and needed a bandage to stop the bleeding.

“Great game, important team win! We remain focused on our goal. Thanks to the Portuguese public for the fantastic support,” the striker wrote on his Instagram account.

The match was marked by a great performance Portugal national team, who beat the Czech Republic 4-0 to take the lead in Nations League Group 2 with ten points with one matchday to go in the group stage of the tournament. Cristiano Ronaldo ended up losing to his team.

After the match, the leader of the Portuguese national team appreciated the result achieved on the road. “It was a very important victory and all teammates should be congratulated on the result,” commented the 37-year-old striker.

With three wins, one draw and one defeat, the Portuguese team has the best attack in their group with eleven goals scored and a net difference of nine. The team is one draw away from qualifying for the tournament series. The next match against Spain is next Tuesday in the city of Braga.

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Thomas Gouveia remains the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge

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Thomas Gouveia remains the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge

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Tournament of the second European circuit.

Thomas Gouveia solidified his status as the best Portuguese in the Swiss Challenge this Saturday by finishing the penultimate day of the second European round robin in a group of 31st placed golfers.

Thomas Gouveia hit the card with 73 shots, one over par on the course, after two birdies (one under par hole) and three bogeys (one over), after making 71 shots in the previous two days for a total of 215.

Thomas Bessa needed 75 hits, three over par and tied for scarecrows, he finished 48th with 218 total, five short of Vitor Lopez, 60th with 223, after today needs 78, with just one bird . to fit five scarecrows and a double scarecrow.

The Swiss Challenge, which concludes on Sunday in Folgensburg, France, is still led by France’s Chung Veon Ko with a total of 206 shots, one short of Denmark’s Martin Simonsen in second place.

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