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iceberg armadas
2015-04-16 13:29:56

It’s one of those classic “chicken and egg” conundrums. Most earth scientists agree that there is a connection between sudden increases in the number of icebergs, known as iceberg ‘pulses’, and cycles of abrupt climate change during the last glacial period. The occurrence of extremely cold conditions in the North Atlantic was linked to the dispersal of icebergs that have broken away from ice sheets. But experts couldn’t agree on which came first, the bergs or the sudden climatic...

melting glaciers
2015-03-10 14:40:59

You might think that the noisiest parts of Earth’s oceans are the shipping lanes near busy American or European ports, but you’d be wrong. Thanks to rapidly melting, shearing and calving ice sheets, the waters near Alaska and Antarctica are actually the noisiest waters known to man, according to a new study in Geophysical Research Letters.

Alex cornell iceberg
2015-01-18 15:56:34

Photographer Alex Cornell expected to take pictures of icebergs while he was in Antarctica. But he never imagined finding one flipped over.

satellite iceberg
2014-12-22 11:14:12

Too bad the Titanic didn't have one of these.

AUV SeaBED robot
2014-11-25 07:07:44

Scientists have created the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice.

iceberg
2014-10-13 05:13:26

As the massive ice sheet that once covered much of North America began to melt, icebergs and meltwater would have regularly reached South Carolina and even Florida, according to new research published in the current advance online edition of the journal Nature Geosciences.

Did An Exceptional Iceberg Cause The Sinking Of The Titanic?
2014-08-20 03:06:07

While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control

Finding Deepest Iceberg Scours To Date Provides New Insights Into Arctic’s Glacial Past
2014-08-13 03:02:09

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), have found between Greenland and Spitsbergen the scours left behind on the sea bed by gigantic icebergs.

2014-06-24 23:02:30

Balboa Press Author Paul Lamb Recovers from Car Crash Coma to Write "Exploring the Iceberg", Aimed at Helping Others Who Have Struggled After Debilitating Injuries Ancaster,

Antarctic icebergs
2014-06-17 05:19:27

Summer and winter on the Antarctic shore are drastically different. Winters are dark and frozen, while summers are characterized by bright, clear waters, thick with algae and drifting icebergs.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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