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.
Instruments and techniques
How Ice Cores Are Helping to Track Preindustrial Ozone
Research helps allay concerns about discrepancies between atmospheric chemistry models and historical direct measurements.
Hot Water, Cold Ice
Despite careful planning, there can be many uncertainties and unknowns about doing field research in remote locations.
Build Four New U.S. Polar Icebreakers, Report Urges
All of the ships should be “science ready,” whereas one should be “fully science capable,” according to new recommendations from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Drifters Track the Fate of Greenland Ice Sheet Meltwater
Using satellite-tracked devices that can withstand multiple collisions with ice blocks, scientists can now track water as it melts and swirls through fjords.