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What can we do to minimize the rapid melting of glaciers worldwide?

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Nitish Jan 01, 2021


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Underwater walls to reduce glaciers melting and rising sea levels

Jamila Jan 04, 2021

[1]Wolovick, Michael J., and John C. Moore. "Stopping the flood: could we use targeted geoengineering to mitigate sea level rise?." Cryosphere 12.9 (2018).

An aggressive approach: Refreezing

Shubhankar Kulkarni
Shubhankar Kulkarni Jan 06, 2021
Jamila 2 months ago
Wow, that's amazing.

Thanks for sharing this fascinating idea! 2073 cubic meters is quite big. I wonder how long this process would take to form a single ice block.๐Ÿ˜Š
Shubhankar Kulkarni
Shubhankar Kulkarni2 months ago
Jamila Yes, that is huge. With accelerated freezing, it might be done quicker than we think. Moreover, this will be a perpetual process. The submarine will keep on making the ice hexagons initially with a pace that helps recover the melted ice. The pace can then be reduced just to maintain an optimum amount of ice cover in the region. Since this is a standardized process, I think we may even use unmanned submarines that are controlled remotely. The process can then go on with minimum downtime.

Solidify the water underneath the glacier

Shubhankar Kulkarni
Shubhankar Kulkarni Jan 28, 2021


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