Recent Articles

Mon, 2017-03-06

"The water enters crevasses—fractures that run all the way to the base of the ice sheet, which is a thousand meters thick—and then escapes into the ocean."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Fri, 2017-03-03

"An international team probed Arctic permafrost samples to better understand the carbon feedback loop that could be set off by future thawing."

(EOS.org)
Fri, 2017-03-03

"New ground-penetrating radar measurements reveal the thickness and total ice volume of the mountain's Northern Ice Field."

(EOS.org)
Thu, 2017-03-02

"Greenland is considering wave-proofing two ports that are exposed to local tsunamis."

(ArcticJournal.com)
Wed, 2017-03-01

"In the past 16 years, Neumayer Glacier has retreated more than 4 kilometers (2.5 miles)."

(SeattlePI.com)
Mon, 2017-02-27

"When ocean water becomes more acidic, chemical reactions occur that impede the formation of calcium carbonate and lower its concentration in the water, which can be a major threat for these marine animals."

(ADN.com)
Fri, 2017-02-24

"In plain English, they want to know how water flow around Greenland affects the ice melt."

(TheGuardian.com)
Thu, 2017-02-23

"Spring is coming sooner to some plant species in the low Arctic of Greenland, while other species are delaying their emergence amid warming winters."

(Phys.Org)
Thu, 2017-02-23

"These tributaries glaciers melt faster due to increases in temperature and thus, water generated from them flow down and seep into the crevasses of Gangotri Glacier, making it melt from the bottom."

(TimesofIndia.indiatimes.com)
Thu, 2017-02-23

"Nobody expected the ice sheet to lose so much mass so quickly...Things are happening a lot faster than we expected."

(ScienceMag.org)
Wed, 2017-02-22

"Shifting temperature and precipitation levels have the potential to change such aspects as mammal size and abundance, vegetation cover and type, and carbon and nutrient flows across systems."

(Phys.Org)
Tue, 2017-02-21

"Scientists who have been monitoring the 175-kilometre rift in the Larsen C ice shelf say that it could reach the ocean within weeks or months, releasing an iceberg twice the size of Luxembourg into the Weddell Sea."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Tue, 2017-02-21

"Research in Greenland has shown that most of the loss from its ice sheet comes from meltwater speeding up the flow of its glaciers."

(ABC.net.au)
Tue, 2017-02-21

"The city is high and dry after losing its glaciers."

(PopSci.com)
Mon, 2017-02-20

"The trapped icebreaker will be carried by slowly flowing ice on a 2,500-kilometer journey across the North Pole, allowing scientists to take measurements and make observations that have never before been possible in the harsh Arctic winter."

(Telegraph.co.uk)
Mon, 2017-02-20

"Study from decades ago proved remarkably accurate in showing how global warming would affect the Arctic's sea ice, currently in steep decline."

(InsideClimateNews.org)
Fri, 2017-02-17

"It is likely that other ice shelves around Antarctica that are melting due to warm ocean conditions will also be strongly influenced by local atmospheric conditions."

(ScienceDaily.com)
Fri, 2017-02-17

"That’s a worrying trend because many glacial lakes form behind unstable debris dams that are poised to collapse and send disastrous floods hurtling down valleys."

(ScienceMag.org)
Thu, 2017-02-16

"The Alpine snow cover will recede anyway, but our future emissions control by how much."

(DenverPost.com)
Thu, 2017-02-16

"The glacier's last major iceberg break—an event known as calving—was in July 2015, when an iceberg measuring almost 225 square miles (580 square kilometers) separated from Pine Island Glacier."

(LiveScience.com)
Thu, 2017-02-16

"From 2005 to 2015, surface melt off ice caps and glaciers of the Queen Elizabeth Islands grew by an astonishing 900 percent, from an average of three gigatons to 30 gigatons per year."

(UniversityofCalifornia.edu)
Wed, 2017-02-15

"A team at Arizona State University has proposed building 10 million wind-powered pumps to draw up water and spill it out onto the surface of the ice, where it will freeze faster."

(CNN.com)
Wed, 2017-02-15

"But apparent signs of recovery in two of New Zealand’s ice floes isn’t the good news it seems."

(CosmosMagazine.com)
Tue, 2017-02-14

"The implication of our study is that if climate warming continues, this ice cap may disappear before the end of this century. I don't think most people realize how fast glaciers can change, maybe not even us as scientists."

(Phys.Org)
Tue, 2017-02-14

"From 2005 to 2015, surface melt off ice caps and glaciers of the Queen Elizabeth Islands grew by an astonishing 900 percent, from an average of three gigatons to 30 gigatons per year."

(Phys.Org)
Tue, 2017-02-14

"It has a lot to do with tiny little bugs called microbes and little to do with sunlight."

(Phys.Org)
Sun, 2017-02-12

"In the hottest-ever year of 2016, a team of top climatologists began research in the Indian Himalayas, one of the coldest regions in the world, believing it won't remain the same."

(TimesOfIndia.IndiaTimes.com)
Fri, 2017-02-10

"Climate change will add billions of dollars through the end of the century to the costs of maintaining and repairing Alaska's public roads, buildings, and utilities."

(ADN.com)
Thu, 2017-02-09

"Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland campaign, data from the new program are providing a dramatic increase in knowledge of how Greenland's ice sheet is melting from below."

(Phys.Org)
Thu, 2017-02-09

"A huge iceberg is likely to soon break off from the Larsen C Antarctic ice shelf. Although break-ups themselves don't contribute to sea rise, they can indirectly increase it."

(CSMonitor.com)
Thu, 2017-02-09

"A new study finds evidence that the last time Earth was as warm as it is today, cold freshwater from a melting Greenland ice sheet circulated in the Atlantic Ocean as far south as Bermuda, elevating sea levels and altering the ocean's climate and ecosystems."

(Phys.Org)
Thu, 2017-02-09

"The work, published in the journal Geomorphology, is important because the archive of historic imagery of glaciers is vast—and predates the period of direct measurement of glaciers which is used today."

(Phys.Org)
Wed, 2017-02-08

"When the water reaches a certain level it breaches a weak point, then flows through channels in the ice."

(Washington.edu)
Wed, 2017-02-08

"Crazy warm winters haven't pushed Arctic ice beyond a “tipping point.” Every ton of CO2 we don't emit saves 32 square feet of it."

(NationalGeographic.com)
Tue, 2017-02-07

"According to a report by Swiss permafrost monitoring service Permos, the temperature of permafrost at a depth of 10-20 metres reached a record high in several parts of the country last year."

(TheLocal.ch)
Sat, 2017-02-04

"A crack running along the Antarctic ice shelf has scientists on alert, but this time the changing climate isn't to blame."

(AccuWeather.com)
Fri, 2017-02-03

"Thousands of photos of glaciers, volcanoes, rivers and other natural phenomena are now easily viewed by the public through the University of Washington Libraries."

(Washington.edu)
Fri, 2017-02-03

"The Aletsch Glacier, the largest in the Alps, is experiencing an average retreat of about 50 meters a year."

(SatPRNews.com)
Thu, 2017-02-02

"A 110-mile-long rift in an Antarctic ice shelf promises to eventually shear off and create a massive iceberg larger than Rhode Island."

(USAToday.com)
Thu, 2017-02-02

"When the builders of Camp Century began storing waste in Greenland’s ice sheet, they had every reason to rest easy. Snow and ice would continue to accumulate, sealing the Cold War military base in an icy tomb—or so they thought."

(Yahoo.com)