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Latest Retreat of glaciers since Stories

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2010-07-15 08:47:49

New detailed observations of what happens when glaciers float on ocean surface.

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2010-07-02 14:00:00

American glaciologist Lonnie Thompson has spent decades on glaciers drilling ice cores and has never come across a situation that is now occurring on top of Puncak Jaya -- a three-mile high glacier located in the Sudirman Range in the western central highlands of Papua province, Indonesia.

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2010-04-08 06:25:00

Glacier National Park could lose its namesake ice formations by the end of the decade, an ecologist with the USGS told reporters on Wednesday.

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2010-02-01 11:35:00

The intense public debate on how rapidly the Himalayan glaciers are retreating highlights the necessity for the constant monitoring of glaciers worldwide by satellites.

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2009-12-16 09:27:00

Researchers learning more about how water beneath glaciers contributes to ice loss.

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2009-11-10 14:55:03

Scientists were outraged on Tuesday over comments made by India’s environment minister, in which he denied a link between climate change and the melting Himalayan glaciers.

2009-09-02 09:26:22

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2009-08-31 12:13:39

The U.S. Geological Survey has released the results of a long-term study of key glaciers in western North America, reporting this month that glacial shrinkage is rapid and accelerating and a result of climate change.

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2009-08-27 08:22:04

Ice, when heated, is supposed to melt - That’s why a collection of glaciers in the Southeast Himalayas stymies those who know what they did 9,000 years ago.


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