Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

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Jeremy Bassis Discusses Titanic in National Geographic

Posted: April 10, 2012

AOSS Assistant Professor Jeremy Bassis was quoted in National Geographic this month. The article focuses on the upcoming 100-year anniversary of the sinking of Titanic.

“If the ship sailed today on the same trajectory, it seems likely it would encounter more icebergs,” Bassis said.

This prediction is based on the fact that glaciers and ice sheets are shrinking worldwide. In the article, Bassis provides information on iceberg calving. Read more at National Geographic.