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    Designation of a newly exposed marine area adjacent to Pine Island Glacier (Subarea 88.3) as a Stage 1 Special Area for Scientific Study

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    S.M. Grant, P.N. Trathan and L. Ireland
    Submitted By:
    Dr Phil Trathan (United Kingdom)
    Approved By:
    Dr Chris Darby (United Kingdom)

    In this paper, we report recent changes in the spatial extent of the Pine Island Glacier. The 22% reduction in areal extent means that the newly exposed marine area has been classified as a Stage 1 Special Area for Scientific Study (SASS) in accordance with Conservation Measure 24-04.

    This paper provides additional information to that included in COMM CIRC 21/76, allowing WG-EMM opportunity to comment.

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