A nine-day heat wave just scorched Antarctica

Just to give you an idea, I have plotted the amount of meltwater reaching ocean from Peninsula as simulated by MAR forced by GFS. Although the absolute numbers need to be confirmed, the recent warm event was well the highest sea level contribution of this summer. https://t.co/kZPfcS2I2Upic.twitter.com/sNQtM8B1yJ

— Xavier Fettweis (@xavierfettweis) February 21, 2020