Recent Articles

Wed, 2017-12-13

"How much is the Arctic warming? Enough to confuse a computer."

(NYTimes.com)
Wed, 2017-12-13

"The East Antarctic ice sheet has fluctuated wildly in the past, a study finds—adding to concerns of a dramatic meltback in the future."

(NationalGeographic.com)
Wed, 2017-12-13

"More than 2 million newly digitized images extend the history of the bottom of the ice sheet."

(Nature.com)
Tue, 2017-12-12

"The melting of small ice shelves surrounding Antarctica could lead to even bigger melt of glaciers hundreds of kilometers inland, compounding sea-level rise."

(DW.com, Germany)
Tue, 2017-12-12

"2017 continued to show us we are on this deepening trend where the Arctic is a very different place than it was even a decade ago."

(USNews.com)
Tue, 2017-12-12

"In its annual Arctic Report Card, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) detailed the ongoing impact of climate change on the region, which is experiencing a warming trend faster than much of the rest of the world."

(TheHill.com)
Mon, 2017-12-11

"The Beaufort Gyre, a key Arctic Ocean current, is acting strangely. Scientists say it may be on the verge of discharging a huge amount of ice and cold freshwater that could kick off a period of lower temperatures in northern Europe."

(e360.Yale.edu)
Fri, 2017-12-08

"A team of researchers led by a Clyde River ice scientist has won a lucrative, and prestigious, award for using traditional and modern knowledge to study changing Arctic sea ice."

(NunatsiaqOnline.com)
Mon, 2017-11-20

"Surprisingly big changes in the coastal seafloor communities have occurred in only a few years."

(LiveScience.com)
Mon, 2017-11-20

"The instruments also will track other aspects of Earth’s environment, including reflected sunlight and emitted thermal radiation, ocean and coastal water quality, volcanic eruptions, and the size of the ozone hole over Antarctica."

(Eos.org)
Mon, 2017-11-20

"The hardest hit communities...are areas where permafrost is thawing the fastest."

(CBC.ca, Canada)
Sun, 2017-11-19

"More than a thousand people from around the world are locked in a competition to see if they can come up with a better way to spot icebergs off the coast of Newfoundland."

(CBC.ca)
Fri, 2017-11-17

"Polar bears used to arrive in the town around late September, ABC News reports, but now they arrive as early as July."

(TheWeek.com)
Thu, 2017-11-16

"China has listed natural gas hydrate, or combustible ice, as the country's 173rd mineral variety, to speed up exploitation of the clean energy source."

(Xinhua.net)
Thu, 2017-11-16

"Ocean salinity in the Arctic is of particular interest because it changes significantly with seasonal ice cover and is expected to decrease as the Greenland ice sheet melts and releases massive amounts of freshwater."

(Eos.org)
Thu, 2017-11-16

"Studying snow cover has led me to the polar vortex, and I remain convinced studying the polar vortex is the most expedient way to improve long-range winter forecasts."

(WashingtonPost.com)
Wed, 2017-11-15

"The research draws on a curious and counterintuitive insight that sea level researchers have emphasized in recent years: As ocean levels rise around the globe, they will not do so evenly."

(WashingtonPost.com)
Wed, 2017-11-15

"Scientists are warning that glaciers in the French Alps are heating so fast they are becoming a threat to popular tourist villages."

(AlJazeera.com)
Wed, 2017-11-15

"As Antarctica nears summer, shedding its months of darkness, scientists have finally been able to see the iceberg, named A-68, in person."

(USAToday.com)
Tue, 2017-11-14

"NASA's airborne survey investigates how ice in Antarctica is responding to a changing climate."

(NBCNews.com)
Mon, 2017-11-13

"This "geothermal heat flux" is key data required by scientists in order to model how the White Continent is going to react to climate change."

(BBC.com)
Fri, 2017-11-10

"The ice sheet that covered much of Western Canada at the end of the last ice age melted earlier and more quickly than scientists thought."

(CBC.ca, Canada)
Fri, 2017-11-10

"One hospital in Alaska is even installing machines that keep the ground refrigerated."

(YaleClimateConnections.org)
Thu, 2017-11-09

"A ground cooling system is also being installed under the buildings, and thick insulation put down."

(Newsweek.com)
Thu, 2017-11-09

"The collapse of the ice sheets will significantly impact the global tides which could in turn impact ocean current systems which are important for our climate."

(Phys.Org)
Wed, 2017-11-08

"Geologists believe the mantle plume formed 50 to 110 million years ago when Antarctica was not covered in ice. Since then, the mantle plume has continually worked to heat up Antarctica, continually working to melt the overlying ice."

(Forbes.com)
Tue, 2017-11-07

"Microbes frozen for decades and later thawed are to blame for several deadly animal outbreaks and at least one human death in recent years."

(Weather.com)
Tue, 2017-11-07

"The new base will fill in the blank left in China's Antarctic research since the Great Wall and Zhongshan stations cover different directions."

(XinhuaNet.com)
Fri, 2017-11-03

"It will bring in much-needed infrastructure. But the carbon emissions and the soot going into the atmosphere will definitely increase – and our mountain glaciers will melt."

(Reuters.com)
Thu, 2017-11-02

"Scientists are increasingly worried about the Totten Ice Shelf's vulnerability to warm ocean water."

(ScientificAmerican.com)
Wed, 2017-11-01

"New maps of Greenland's coastal seafloor and bedrock beneath its massive ice sheet show that two to four times as many coastal glaciers are at risk of accelerated melting as had previously been thought."

(Phys.Org)
Wed, 2017-11-01

"We can accurately measure how glacier volume has changed over time."

(ColoState.edu)
Tue, 2017-10-31

"Because access to the station by ship or aircraft is extremely difficult during the winter months of 24-hour darkness, extremely low temperatures and the frozen sea, we will once again take the precaution of shutting down the station before the 2018 Antarctic winter begins."

(e360.yale.edu)
Tue, 2017-10-31

"This is an exciting and ambitious undertaking for IceBridge, as the dual campaigns will allow us to continue our surveys of important areas near the Antarctic Peninsula and greatly expand our coverage into the vast expanse of East Antarctica."

(Phys.Org)
Sun, 2017-10-29

"The idea behind the exhibit is to educate people from the Lower 48 about permafrost and to examine the issue of climate change through discussions about thawing permafrost and how it affects the Arctic climate."

(NewsMiner.com)
Fri, 2017-10-27

"Negotiations to conserve unique ecosystems fail for the sixth year running."

(Nature.com)
Thu, 2017-10-26

"The Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers are among the most critical in the world. They are currently holding back ice that, if melted, would raise the world’s oceans by nearly four feet over centuries, an amount that would put many coastal cities underwater."

(NYTimes.com)
Thu, 2017-10-26

"Ancient jellyfish have been found beneath living the Arctic ice, surprising scientists who thought the animals could not survive the winter."

(Independent.co.uk)
Thu, 2017-10-26

"The six-rotor hexacopter platform manufactured by Northrop Grumman will give scientists a closer look at the bears in their habitat than before and help them collect important data."

(TimesOfSanDiego.com)
Wed, 2017-10-25

"Thousands of marks on the Antarctic seafloor, caused by icebergs which broke free from glaciers more than ten thousand years ago, show how part of the Antarctic Ice Sheet retreated rapidly at the end of the last ice age as it balanced precariously on sloping ground and became unstable."

(Phys.Org)