Latest Climate of the Arctic Stories
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is asking citizen scientists to come together to help reconstruct the historical climate of the Arctic.
The extent of the sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean has shrunk.
First analyses of the longest sediment core ever collected on land in the terrestrial Arctic provide documentation that intense warm intervals, warmer than scientists thought possible, occurred there over the past 2.8 million years
The dramatic melt-off of Arctic sea ice due to climate change is hitting closer to home than millions of Americans might think.
New research by teams of Australian and US scientists has found there has been a massive reduction in the amount of Antarctic Bottom Water found off the coast of Antarctica.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have joined an international group of scientists to study past climate changes in the Arctic. Comprising geologists from Pitt’s Department of Geology and Planetary Science, the team has analyzed sedimentary and geochemical records of water-level changes in Rantin Lake, located in the boreal forest of Canada’s southeastern Yukon Territory.
Researchers are investigating a link between the massive solar minimum that occurred around 2800 years ago and the effects that it had on the climate of Europe.
Today the U.S. National Research Council released a synthesis of reports from thousands of scientists in 60 countries who took part in the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-08, the first in over 50 years to offer a benchmark for environmental conditions and new discoveries in the polar regions.
Melting Arctic sea ice will mean colder winters with more snow in the Northern Hemisphere, according to a new study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Results of research cruise to Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas surprise scientists and may have implications for climate modeling.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.