Integrated approaches are needed to understand and respond to changes in tropical mountain ecosystems and communities brought about by receding glaciers and changes in land use.
Three of the remaining glaciers in the Pyrenees mountain range stopped flowing in the past decade.
As Earth’s climate heats up, glacier structures are being revealed in unprecedented detail, allowing glaciologists to understand how the behavior of glaciers has changed over centuries to millennia.
Novel observations and inventive analyses of glacial discharge in Greenland have revealed new insights into the irregular and chaotic nature of ice-ocean interactions at glacial calving fronts.
The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center is training scientists to create immersive virtual field experiences of glaciers, sea ice, and snow.
Over a 13-year period, almost a thousand flights surveyed land and sea ice across the Arctic, Antarctic, and Alaska, providing unique insights into how the polar regions are changing.
The first high-resolution historical record of Europe’s Glacial Eastern Boundary Current sheds new light on ocean circulation, ice sheet dynamics, and climate change.
A new study examines the impact of glacial extinction on biodiversity in alpine regions.
Long an anomaly among glaciers, advancing while most others shrank, Taku Glacier is starting to succumb to climate change, offering an unprecedented look at the onset of tidewater glacier retreat.
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