Recent Articles

Sat, 2017-08-12

"The big question is: how active are these volcanoes? That is something we need to determine as quickly as possible."

(TheGuardian.com)
Wed, 2017-08-09

"In a recent study, scientists have observed that climate change has not affected all the glaciers in Antarctica."

(ScienceTimes.com)
Tue, 2017-08-08

"Grasses and low vegetation on the defrosting, drying tundra are igniting."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Tue, 2017-08-08

"A summer ‘vortex’ of cold air over the Karakoram, a large mountain range spanning the borders of India, Pakistan and China, is causing the glaciers in the region to grow in spite of global warming."

(TheHindu.com)
Tue, 2017-08-08

"It is virtually certain that Arctic surface temperatures will continue to increase faster than the global mean through the 21st century."

(KTUU.com)
Mon, 2017-08-07

"Without reliable glacial runoff, the country's water and irrigation systems will need to be retooled. New dams and reservoirs will be needed to more effectively store water."

(ChicagoTribune.com)
Mon, 2017-08-07

"The building was designed to stand on permafrost, which is now melting."

(CBCNews.ca)
Sat, 2017-08-05

"Scientists will have to look at the larger picture of ice shelves over several decades to see if the calving off Larsen C is part of a trend."

(CBCNews.ca)
Fri, 2017-08-04

"The goal is simple: We have to carry this glacier through the summer."

(EOS.org)
Fri, 2017-08-04

"On the road to the glacier's toe, on the trail winding below the forest canopy and, ultimately, on the mostly bare rock at the end of the trail are signs marking 195 years of accelerating pullback."

(ADN.com)
Fri, 2017-08-04

"The timing of snowmelt and length of the snow-free season significantly impacts weather, the permafrost, and wildlife—in short, the Arctic terrestrial system as a whole."

(UPI.com)
Thu, 2017-08-03

"Both freezing and thawing, sea level rise as well as deglaciation may increase the number of landslides and associated tsunamis."

(NunatsiaqOnline.ca (Canada))
Wed, 2017-08-02

"With this large calving event, and the availability of satellite technology, we have a fantastic opportunity to watch this natural experiment unfolding before our eyes."

(UPI.com)
Wed, 2017-08-02

"New photos of the Larsen C shelf show cracks from the initial break spreading to other parts of the shelf, which might lead to more breaks in the future. In that case, land ice from the ice sheet will flow into the ocean, potentially raising sea levels by as much as four inches."

(PopularMechanics.com)
Wed, 2017-08-02

"Satellite images show that cracks are continuing to grow towards a feature on the shelf called the Bawden Ice Rise – an important support for the shelf that could detach, causing yet another dramatic event."

(Independent.co.uk (United Kingdom))
Tue, 2017-08-01

"One of the most crucial hazards related to the enhanced retreat of Himalayan glaciers is the increased formation of glacier lakes behind unstable debris dams."

(TimesOfIndia.IndiaTimes.com)
Mon, 2017-07-31

"Now scientists know the "blood" is an iron-rich, briny liquid that seeps out from a pool underneath the glacier. When the liquid reaches the surface it oxidizes, resulting in a rusty color."

(DW.com (Germany))
Mon, 2017-07-31

"These red-, green- and brown-colored algae blooms darken the snow and ice, which cause them to absorb more sunlight and melt faster."

(AccuWeather.com)
Mon, 2017-07-31

"The study shows that glaciation, through enhanced erosion, probably increased the rate of carbon dioxide released to the environment."

(Phys.Org)
Mon, 2017-07-31

"Samples from subglacial Lake Whillans indicate ecosystem acts as 'methane biofilter.'"

(NSF.gov)
Mon, 2017-07-31

"USC scientists have found that rock and soil breakdown in glaciers generates more acidity and releases more carbon than other forms of natural weathering, according to a new study."

(EurkAlert.org)
Mon, 2017-07-31

"A chunk of ice the size of three Manhattans just broke free in the Arctic, and it has a much clearer link to climate change."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Mon, 2017-07-31

"Melting glaciers, erratic rainfall, less snow and rising temperatures are taking their toll."

(Reuters.com)
Sun, 2017-07-30

"Rising temperatures are causing Siberia's long-frozen ground, called permafrost, to thaw."

(CNBC.com)
Thu, 2017-07-27

"While at the station, the team will test equipment and undertake a suite of geological, microbiological and paleontological experiments to prepare future astronauts for exploration on the red planet."

(UPI.com)
Thu, 2017-07-27

"When you fly over entire mountain ranges whose tips barely peek out from under the ice—and these are just the visible ones—it’s possible to imagine what would happen if even a fraction of this quantity of pent-up freshwater were unleashed."

(TheGuardian.com (United Kingdom))
Thu, 2017-07-27

"The Southern Ocean is taking up a sizable fraction of all the atmospheric CO2 that goes into the ocean. But we know very little about the Southern Ocean, especially under the ice."

(Washington.edu)
Wed, 2017-07-26

"Currents are carrying the big berg northward, away from its shelter in a bay near the main ice shelf."

(LiveScience.com)
Wed, 2017-07-26

"Gas pipes supplying Europe run right over swelling Yamal tundra which is deeply unstable to the release of underground methane."

(TheBarentsObserver.com)
Wed, 2017-07-26

"At a major Arctic symposium, experts say that iceberg swarms, melting sea ice, and crumbling coastlines are disrupting ships and displacing communities."

(PSMag.com)
Tue, 2017-07-25

"The study also reveals that these glaciers don't need periods of warming within the temperate climates to trigger the glacier's retreat, as previously thought."

(Phys.Org)
Mon, 2017-07-24

"They say warmer conditions are encouraging algae to grow and darken the surface. Dark ice absorbs more solar radiation than clean white ice so warms up and melts more rapidly."

(BBC.com)
Sun, 2017-07-23

"The large mass of a glacier can help keep things stable—but once that melts away, the tectonic plates are freer to move and create friction beneath the surface."

(ADN.com)
Thu, 2017-07-20

"Satellite images from ESA and the European Union’s Copernicus Program show that the massive iceberg is splintering and a constellation of smaller icebergs are surrounding it."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Thu, 2017-07-20

"Wangchuk had a simple idea: he wanted to balance this natural deficit by collecting water from melting snow and ice in the cold months, which would normally go to waste, and store it until spring, just when farmers need it the most."

(CNN.com)
Wed, 2017-07-19

"Scientists aren’t totally sure of the implications, but it seems the ice shelf isn’t quite done breaking apart yet."

(Grist.org)
Wed, 2017-07-19

"Arctic permafrost acts like a gigantic cap of frozen material over mineral resources and fossil fuels."

(Phys.Org)
Wed, 2017-07-19

"Why do Antarctica’s marked regional and seasonal patterns of sea-ice change differ from the more uniform decline seen around most of the Arctic?"

(Nature.com)
Tue, 2017-07-18

"Satellite images show the widening gap between the 1-trillion-ton berg—known as A-68—and the Larsen C ice shelf."

(USAToday.com)
Tue, 2017-07-18

"The mystery has haunted a sleepy village in the Swiss Alps for 75 years: What happened to Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin, who left home on August 15, 1942, possibly to milk their cows, and were never seen again?"

(NYTimes.com)