Latest Greenland ice sheet Stories
Researchers writing in the journal Nature say that ocean warming could be causing a four-fold increase in ice loss on the Greenland Ice Sheet.
Researchers from the University of Washington and the German Space Agency (DLR) say that a Greenland glacier is slipping off into the ocean at a speed never before seen.
Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier is now in an irreversible retreat, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
An “extensive” new aquifer discovered in the Greenland Ice Sheet by an international team of researchers contains liquid water year-round, according to research published in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Geoscience.
Researchers have discovered a pair of subglacial lakes discovered over 800 meters beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet – the first ever to be discovered in the island nation, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Geophysical Research Letters.
There have been many studies telling us how small the Greenland ice sheet is today. A new study, published in the journal Geology, reveals that the ice sheet was actually smaller between 3,000 and 5,000 years ago.
Predictions of sea level rise could become more accurate, thanks to new insight into how glacier movement is affected by melting ice in summer.
The arrival of NASA scientists and aircraft at McMurdo Station in Antarctica on Saturday marks the beginning of the 2013 Operation IceBridge field campaign in that region, the US space agency has announced.
For the first time, a NASA airborne campaign will measure changes in the height of the Greenland Ice Sheet and surrounding Arctic sea ice produced by a single season of summer melt.