Recent Articles

Wed, 2017-04-26

"The potent cold front extended as far south as the Italian Alps, where snow was reported Wednesday morning."

(WashingtonPost.com)
Wed, 2017-04-26

"It’s the highest-resolution imagery from both poles in one place, and it shows the way ice reshapes the sea floor."

(NewScientist.com)
Tue, 2017-04-25

"The value in having these beautiful exemplars in one volume is that we can now compare features from a range of locations and climatic settings (mild to extreme cold) and gain key information on past ice dynamics and ice retreat."

(EurekAlert.org)
Tue, 2017-04-25

"Results from the Baffin Bay/Davis Strait (BBDS) regional report shows that people of the region will face increased air and sea temperatures, heavier precipitation and greater wind speeds."

(NunatsiaqOnline.ca)
Tue, 2017-04-25

"The glaciers that supply much of Santiago’s water over the hot, dry summer months shrunk by a quarter to 380 square kilometers in the 30 years to 2013/2014."

(Bloomberg.com)
Tue, 2017-04-25

"The Arctic is warming faster than any other region on Earth, and rapidly becoming a warmer, wetter and more variable environment."

(Independent.co.uk)
Mon, 2017-04-24

"The new research paints an evolving and complex picture for meltwater systems in Antarctica."

(CSMonitor.com)
Mon, 2017-04-24

"The change in temperatures at the poles can have a larger effect on all parts of the globe."

(AccuWeather.com)
Sun, 2017-04-23

"This study tells us there’s already a lot more melting going on than we thought."

(ABCNews.go.com)
Sat, 2017-04-22

"An ingenious idea to build artificial glaciers at lower altitudes using pipes, gravity and night temperatures could transform an arid landscape into an oasis."

(TheGuardian.com)
Fri, 2017-04-21

"The rapid melting of Iceland's Sólheimajökull glacier is tangible."

(PopSci.com)
Thu, 2017-04-20

"Residents of the Canadian town of Ferryland, a small fishing village in Newfoundland, recently welcomed a new visitor: a huge iceberg that ran aground just offshore."

(NPR.org)
Wed, 2017-04-19

"The first-ever hydrological survey of Antarctica has just been completed, and it found nearly 700 streams, ponds, and waterfalls, a sprawling and active meltwater drainage system never previously documented."

(TheAtlantic.com)
Tue, 2017-04-18

"River icings form when Arctic groundwater reaches the surface and solidifies on top of frozen rivers."

(Phys.Org)
Mon, 2017-04-17

"Across the Alps, glaciers have lost half their volume since 1900. And there is no letting up: Melting has accelerated since 1980."

(DW.com)
Mon, 2017-04-17

"They look similar to rock glaciers and icy landslides in Earth's arctic."

(ScienceDaily.com)
Mon, 2017-04-17

"Glacier retreated so much that its meltwater switched course, in an event not documented in modern times."

(CBC.ca)
Mon, 2017-04-17

"Since 2014, scientists have been monitoring Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf and the crack that cuts across the slab of floating ice."

(LiveScience.com)
Fri, 2017-04-14

"Scientists examining satellite images of one of Greenland’s largest glaciers believe they have found an unexpected new crack in its floating ice shelf that could contribute to a dramatic break in coming years."

(WashingtonPost.com)
Fri, 2017-04-14

"Dust on top of the snow significantly accelerates the (melting) process."

(TimesOfIndia.IndiaTimes.com)
Thu, 2017-04-13

"New estimate says permafrost is 20% more sensitive to warming than models suggest."

(CBC.ca)
Wed, 2017-04-12

"The massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet looks stable from above—but it’s a dangerously different story below."

(Nature.com)
Tue, 2017-04-11

"A study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Climate Change suggests that as the planet warms toward two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above preindustrial levels, each degree Celsius of warming will lead to the thawing of about 1.5 million square miles of permafrost."

(NYTimes.com)
Tue, 2017-04-11

"Climate-change scientists are to travel to the Himalayas in a bid to become the first team to successfully drill through the world's highest glacier."

(BBC.com)
Tue, 2017-04-11

"The largest glacier in Greenland is even more vulnerable to sustained ice losses than previously thought, scientists have reported."

(WashingtonPost.com)
Tue, 2017-04-11

"When, in the foreseeable future, a tabular iceberg nearly seven times the size of Berlin breaks off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in the Antarctic, it will begin a journey, the course of which climate researchers can accurately predict."

(ScienceDaily.com)
Tue, 2017-04-11

"Ice cores, millennia-old ice samples extracted by scientists from locations across the Canadian Arctic, melted because of a freezer malfunction in a lab at the University of Alberta in Edmonton."

(NYTimes.com)
Mon, 2017-04-10

"Dozens of icebergs are already being tracked weeks earlier than usual."

(CBC.ca)
Mon, 2017-04-10

"Microbes in streams flowing on the surface of glaciers in the Arctic and Antarctic may represent a previously underestimated source of organic material and be part of an as yet undiscovered "dynamic local carbon cycle," according to a new paper published by researchers supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF)."

(NSF.gov)
Mon, 2017-04-10

"The researchers, from Sweden and Norway as well as the UK, suggest that the huge permafrost losses could be averted if ambitious global climate targets are met."

(Phys.Org)
Fri, 2017-04-07

"The Gangotri and Yamunotri Glaciers have retreated thousands of feet in the past few decades. Indian judges have moved aggressively to protect them."

(CSMonitor.com)
Thu, 2017-04-06

"For the past 10 years the EIS team has worked to place cameras, anchored on cliff faces and protected by water- and dust-proof cases, at more than 40 glacier sites around the world."

(Weather.com)
Thu, 2017-04-06

"Beginning in 1975, the U.S. Geological Survey warned Exxon and its co-investors in the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System—including companies now part of BP and ConocoPhillips—that the glacier was becoming unstable."

(LATimes.com)
Thu, 2017-04-06

"A recent paper in The Cryosphere suggested that glaciers in the Everest region could lose 70 to 99 percent of their mass by 2100 due to climate change."

(PRI.org)
Wed, 2017-04-05

"More than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past week in an unusually large swarm for this early in the season, forcing vessels to slow to a crawl or take detours of hundreds of miles."

(ProvidenceJournal.com)
Tue, 2017-04-04

"Only 12 miles remain until the crack separates the iceberg entirely from the ice shelf. Scientists analyzing the developing rift say the breakaway could happen tomorrow or months from now."

(IBTimes.com)
Mon, 2017-04-03

"Knowing the chemical composition of this runoff is important since it can influence the productivity of coastal water around Greenland. Recent studies have found glacial runoff to be a significant source of highly bioavailable nutrients to downstream ecosystems."

(Phys.Org)
Mon, 2017-04-03

"The crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf is more than 1,000 feet wide and has grown by 50 miles since 2011, according to the British Antarctic Survey. Once the crack goes all the way across, the iceberg will break off."

(USAToday.com)
Sun, 2017-04-02

"An Indian court has recognized Himalayan glaciers, lakes and forests as “legal persons” in an effort to curb environmental destruction, weeks after it granted similar status to the country’s two most sacred rivers."

(JapanTimes.co.jp)