Greenland

Scientists have discovered a large aquifer, the size of Ireland, near the surface of the Greenland Ice Sheet. “This was a big surprise,” said Jason Box, a researcher for the Geological Survey of...

We have been watching surface melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet (see Greenland Ice Sheet Today ) as one sign of climate change....

One of the three major ice streams studied, the outlet of the Jakobshavn-Isbræ glacier produces about 10...

On the landmasses surrounding the Arctic Ocean, tundra typically thrives. Tundra landscapes consist of low-profile, cold-adapted plants that eke out their tiny lives in short, cool summers. Since...

sea ice butts up to Greenland coast

Sea ice melt near Greenland can affect ice on the island in a couple ways. As sea ice retreats from the fronts of marine-terminating glaciers, the glaciers lose stability and may flow faster. In...

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