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and ancient arctic ice shelf will be gone in the next few years a new nasa study expects the last pieces of antarctica is ten thousand year old larsen b. shelf which is about half the size of rhode island will break off and fall into the sea larson be broke off from antarctica and two thousand two nasa expects it will disappear by twenty twenty antarctica has dozens of ice shelves massive ice platforms floating on the sea but attached to the continent researchers say warming temperatures weaken the ice shelves and their disappearance contributes to rising sea levels the u. n. intergovernmental panel on climate change that in twenty thirteen that human impact on the warming climate is unequivocal