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Antarctic Ice Sheet Slipping Into the Sea

Antarctic Ice Sheet Slipping Into the Sea | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Scientists confirmed a West Antarctic ice sheet the size of the Dakotas is melting.
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Another 'Grand Canyon' Discovered Beneath Greenland's Ice : NPR

Another 'Grand Canyon' Discovered Beneath Greenland's Ice : NPR | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Greenland is covered in an ice layer that's up to 2 miles thick. But below the ice, there's a vast terrain of bedrock. Now scientists have found a mega-canyon there, twice the size of the one in Arizona.
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Greenland And Antarctica ‘May Be Vulnerable To Rapid Ice Loss Through Catastrophic Disintegration’

Greenland And Antarctica ‘May Be Vulnerable To Rapid Ice Loss Through Catastrophic Disintegration’ | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Humanity faces 70 feet of sea level rise, possibly coming much sooner than has been expected if we continue with unrestricted carbon pollution.
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High and Dry: New Observations of Tropospheric and Cloud Properties above the Greenland Ice Sheet

High and Dry: New Observations of Tropospheric and Cloud Properties above the Greenland Ice Sheet | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Shupe, Matthew D., and Coauthors, 2013: High and Dry: New Observations of Tropospheric and Cloud Properties above the Greenland Ice Sheet. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94, 169–186.
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Exceptional 2012 Greenland Ice Melt Caused By Jet Stream Changes That May Be Driven By Global Warming

Exceptional 2012 Greenland Ice Melt Caused By Jet Stream Changes That May Be Driven By Global Warming | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
New research finds that “unusual changes in atmospheric jet stream circulation caused the exceptional surface melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) in summer 2012.” Prof.
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Are Greenland’s galloping glaciers slowing down? | Icelights: Your Burning Questions About Ice & Climate

Are Greenland’s galloping glaciers slowing down? | Icelights: Your Burning Questions About Ice & Climate | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
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Warm Arctic, chilly mid-latitudes

Warm Arctic, chilly mid-latitudes | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
While a high-pressure weather system brought warmer than normal temperatures to Greenland and northern Canada in March 2013, much of North America, Europe, and Asia shivered through weeks of unseasonably cool temperatures.
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Important role for ocean warming and increased ice-shelf melt in Antarctic sea-ice expansion

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Melt 'causes Antarctic sea ice rise'

Melt 'causes Antarctic sea ice rise' | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
A paradoxical phenomenon involving more melt water may explain the recent expansion of Antarctic sea ice, scientists tell Nature Geoscience journal.
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Relax: Santa Unaffected by Arctic Ice Loss : Discovery News

Relax: Santa Unaffected by Arctic Ice Loss : Discovery News | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Kris Kringle's operations have moved safely off the thinning Arctic sea ice -- onto Greenland.
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Are Greenland’s galloping glaciers slowing down? | Icelights: Your Burning Questions About Ice & Climate

Are Greenland’s galloping glaciers slowing down? | Icelights: Your Burning Questions About Ice & Climate | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
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PHOTOS: Beaches Blanketed In Crude Oil After Major Spill In The Gulf Of Thailand

PHOTOS: Beaches Blanketed In Crude Oil After Major Spill In The Gulf Of Thailand | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Company officials still haven't identified the cause of the leak, which is threatening a popular tourist destination in Thailand.
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Oil isn't worth it.  Let's move on. 

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Greenland's Melting Ice Sheets: Climate Change's Disastrous Effects

Greenland's Melting Ice Sheets: Climate Change's Disastrous Effects | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Greenland's ice sheets are melting faster than anyone predicted. Why Jason Box's radical theory may not be so radical after all.
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Through the Atmosphere | SSEC News

Through the Atmosphere | SSEC News | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
SSEC is a leader in the analysis and distribution of global satellite data and designs instruments for space flight and weather satellites.
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Glacier produces giant iceberg

Glacier produces giant iceberg | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Pine Island Glacier, the longest and fastest flowing glacier in the Antarctic, spawns a huge iceberg.
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Why Climate Change Means More -- And Less -- Ice for the Antarctic | netnebraska.org

Why Climate Change Means More -- And Less -- Ice for the Antarctic | netnebraska.org | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
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Must Read: Arctic Sea Ice Death Spiral And Cold Weather

Must Read: Arctic Sea Ice Death Spiral And Cold Weather | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
The media are debating if the decrease in  Arctic ice  is related to this winter’s cold weather in Germany. This post discusses the most recent current research about this including the most important figures from relevant studies.
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The role of albedo and accumulation in the 2010 melting record in Greenland - Abstract - Environmental Research Letters - IOPscience

Analyses of remote sensing data, surface observations and output from a regional atmosphere model point to new records in 2010 for surface melt and albedo, runoff, the number of days when bare ice is exposed and surface mass balance of the...
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Scientists: Polar ice sheets melting 3X faster

Scientists: Polar ice sheets melting 3X faster | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
A new international scientific study says polar ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are now melting three times faster than they did in the 1990s. Researchers blame global warming.
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Why sea ice records are poles apart - environment - 08 October 2012 - New Scientist

Why sea ice records are poles apart - environment - 08 October 2012 - New Scientist | Cryosphere | Scoop.it
Levels of sea ice seem to be heading in opposite directions at the Earth's poles, for complex reasons...
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