A new study shows smoke from fires set by the first inhabitants of Aotearoa from around 1300 left a mark in the ice 6,000 kilometers away, on an island off the Antarctic Peninsula.
Core libraries store a treasure trove of data about the planet’s past. What will it take to sustain their future?
Every summer, most of the sea ice near Antarctica melts away, but its saltiness leaves a permanent record that scientists can trace back for millennia.
Educators at ice core labs teach students hands-on lessons about climate change.
There are three ways to extract gases from an ice core. The cleanest one, sublimation, is getting easier.
An innovative National Geographic expedition collected the world’s highest ice core from Mount Everest.
An ice core from Europe’s highest peak contains scent-imparting molecules whose trends mirror the Soviet Union’s economic ups and downs.
Using cosmogenic nuclide dating, scientists determined a 10-meter core just below the surface to be over a million years old.
IPICS 2016 Open Science Conference; Hobart, Australia, 7–11 March 2016
On the Puzzling Features of Greenland Ice-Core Isotopic Composition; Copenhagen, Denmark, 26–28 October 2015