Did an exceptional iceberg sink the Titanic?
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The paper also notes that iceberg discharge from glaciers is increasing, with more heavy iceberg years since the 1980s than before, and increasing global warming will likely cause this trend to continue.
"As use of the Arctic increases in the future with declining sea-ice, and as polar ice sheets are increasingly losing mass as well, the iceberg risk is likely to increase in the future, rather than decline," said co-author Professor Grant Bigg.
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Story Source: Materials provided by Wiley. Grant Bigg, Steve Billings. The iceberg risk in theTitanicyear of 1912: Was it exceptional? Significance, 2014