Loud case for climate change

Scientists have discovered the loud sound of sizzling glacier ice melting into the sea which may hold the key for monitoring polar environments.

Researchers and acoustic experts from The University of Texas have recorded the loud noise made when trapped air bubbles are released from melting ice in the ocean.

The study used video and audio recording equipment to match the sounds to the escaping bubbles.

Researchers believe the hydrophone recordings of the glaciers can be used to trace melting glaciers in response to weather events, seasonal changes and long term climate trends.

Read more at The University of Texas