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2009-05-01 06:25:00

According to a paper in this week's issue of the journal Science, the vast majority of the world's glaciers are retreating as the planet gets warmer.

2009-04-13 08:13:32

Gaining insights into the nature of sea ice.

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2009-04-09 14:10:56

US and British government researchers announced on Friday that climate change is quickly shrinking one Antarctic ice shelf, while another is disappearing and glaciers are melting faster than climate scientists originally predicted.

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2009-04-08 07:07:09

According to the UN Environmental Program, an enormous breakaway piece of Antarctica’s ice shelf could amplify the already significant effects of global warming in the region.

2009-03-30 13:34:43

The U.S.

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2009-03-30 07:40:00

Dust trapped deep in Antarctic ice sheets is helping scientists unravel details of past climate change.

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2009-03-18 15:45:00

Two new reports published in the journal Nature illustrate possible flooding due to climate change and a meltdown of the massive West Antarctic ice sheet.

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2009-03-17 16:27:25

A robot submarine studying the underbelly of an Antarctic ice shelf has found evidence of rising sea levels, scientists reported on Tuesday.

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2009-02-24 12:40:00

Scientists said on Tuesday that Antarctica's ice is covering up jagged mountains the size of the Alps, providing new clues about the vast ice sheet that will raise world sea levels if even a fraction of it melts.

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2009-02-18 11:40:00

The World Bank warned Tuesday that the Andean glaciers and the region's permanently snow-covered peaks could disappear in 20 years if no measures are taken to tackle climate change.


Latest Glacier Reference Libraries

Glacier National Park (US)
2013-03-19 14:40:11

Glacier National Park is located in the American state of Montana, south of the Canadian borders of British Columbia and Alberta. The park contains one million acres of varying landscape with a wide range of plant and animal life. It holds two mountain ranges, over 130 discovered and named lakes, and 16,000 square miles of protected unspoiled ecosystem known as the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. The history of human presence in the Glacier National Park area is thought to begin about...

Glacier Bay National Park And Preserve
2013-03-19 13:07:23

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is located in the Alaska panhandle, west of the city of Juneau. The establishment of the park first began in 1925, when Calvin Coolidge signed the bill that would make the Glacier Bay area a national monument. After an expansion occurred in 1978 by President Jimmy Carter, the park increased in size by 523,000 acres under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA). This act helped expand the park again in 1980, while it was in the...

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