Graph from NASA: The continent of Antarctica has been losing more than 100 cubic kilometers (24 cubic miles) of ice per year since 2002.
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[...] The data is from NASA (and measured using gravity data, which is rather cool). I found it on Deep Sea News. And that rate of weight loss equates to 24 cubic miles of ice per year. There’s a lot more [...]
Uh, I can’t help noticing that at least according to the Y-axis the antarctic ice shields actually gained mass until about 2006 or 2007. Before that there was only a decrease in growth, not in actual mass.