Latest Ice sheet Stories
Researchers have found that ancient geodynamics elevated segments of ancient shorelines over millions of years. This made the shorelines appear higher now than they originally were millions of years ago.
Our world is shrinking, or at least the icy parts of it are. And new studies only pile on to the growing evidence of how climate change is altering the shape of this planet.
A new study presents a sophisticated computer model that provides fresh insight into the impact of climate change on the production of icebergs by Greenland glaciers. The model also demonstrates the shape of the ground beneath the ice has a strong effect on its movement.
NASA's newest scientific rover is set for testing May 3 through June 8 in the highest part of Greenland.
NASA said its Operation IceBridge team has finished up another successful campaign to continue collecting data of Arctic ice measurements.
A new 1000-year Antarctic Peninsula climate reconstruction shows that summer ice melting has intensified almost ten-fold, and mostly since the mid 20th Century.
A researcher at University of Cincinnati says that the best way to monitor the environmental health of the Antarctic – and the whole planet – is to go with the flow. The ice flow, that is.
Global sea levels would rise by 24 feet if the sheet of ice covering Greenland were to melt in its entirety tomorrow. But it is very unlikely that nearly two million cubic miles of ice will wash into the ocean overnight.
The Arctic Ocean's ice cover shrank to its lowest extent on record last September at the end of the northern hemisphere summer. This continues a long-term trend diminishing the ice to about half the size of the average summertime extent from 1979 to 2000.
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