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This submarine’s historic tour under Thwaites Glacier will help scientists predict sea level rise

This submarine’s historic tour under Thwaites Glacier will help scientists predict sea level rise

PRI - Carolyn Beeler

That’s why Wåhlin worked for seven years to get a Hugin submarine, a 25-foot, torpedo-shaped autonomous underwater vehicle packed with oceanographic sensors. “This was the dream, Thwaites and the West Antarctic Ice Shelf,” Wåhlin said. “We made this case when we applied for the money; we said that …

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