Skip to content

News archive

Ice on the Antarctic peninsula flowing along a channel into an ice shelf in the ocean. Hilmar Gudmundsson

EXPERT COMMENT: Antarctic study proves glacier has undergone irreversible retreat – highlighting potential for widespread ice loss

In an article written for The Conversation*, both from Northumbria University, Hilmar Gudmundsson, Professor of Glaciology and Dr Brad Reed, Research Fellow in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, alongside Mattias Green, Professor in Physical Oceanography at Bangor University discuss developments in the activity of the Pine Island glacier in the west Antarctic ice sheet.

Show more


Northumbria University is a research-intensive university that unlocks potential for all, changing lives regionally, nationally and internationally.

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Northumbria University, Newcastle
NE1 8ST Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom