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When glacial giants roll over

The energy released by capsizing icebergs can be equal to that of small earthquakes — enough to create ocean waves of considerable magnitude. Should such 'glacial tsunamis' be added to the list of future global-warming hazards?

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Levermann, A. When glacial giants roll over. Nature 472, 43–44 (2011).

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