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Scientists expose vulnerabilities of critical Antarctic ice shelf

Scientists expose vulnerabilities of critical Antarctic...

Pine Island Ice Shelf in West Antarctica, which holds back enough ice to raise sea...

New seafloor images off the West Antarctic Ice Sheet upend understanding of Thwaites Glacier retreat

New seafloor images off the West Antarctic Ice Sheet upend...

This massive ice stream is already in a phase of fast retreat (a "collapse" when...

Warm waters marching south threaten the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

Warm waters marching south threaten the East Antarctic...

Whilst scientists have a good understanding of how the West Antarctic Ice Sheet...

Researchers explore the impact of sea ice change in Bering Sea

Researchers explore the impact of sea ice change in Bering...

Dual purpose research in predicting sea ice, and the impact of its fluctuations,...

Polarstern Expedition to the Arctic Ice

Polarstern Expedition to the Arctic Ice

Research icebreaker departs for a process study in the marginal ice zone north of...

Observing Arctic marine life — from the seabed to space

Observing Arctic marine life — from the seabed to space

NTNU researchers from AMOS, the Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems,...

Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships threaten Antarctica’s unique ecosystems

Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships threaten Antarctica’s...

Marine life hitching a ride on ocean-crossing ships poses a threat to Antarctica’s...

Arctic Ocean started getting warmer decades earlier than we thought, study finds

Arctic Ocean started getting warmer decades earlier than...

The Arctic Ocean has been getting warmer since the beginning of the 20th century—decades...

Study: Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected

Study: Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected

Sea ice in the coastal regions of the Arctic may be thinning up to twice as fast...

Icebreaker's cyclone encounter reveals faster sea ice decline

Icebreaker's cyclone encounter reveals faster sea ice decline

For the first time ever, scientists were able to see exactly what happens to the...

Scientists study how Antarctic seals and penguins react to drones versus ground surveys

Scientists study how Antarctic seals and penguins react...

Drones May be the Answer to Less-Invasive Ecological Monitoring

Underwater robot reveals how Thwaites Glacier is melting

Underwater robot reveals how Thwaites Glacier is melting

For the first time, researchers have collected data from underneath the remote Thwaites...

Lakes isolated beneath Antarctic ice could be more amenable to life than thought

Lakes isolated beneath Antarctic ice could be more amenable...

This is the finding of a new study that could help researchers determine the best...

UCI and NASA JPL scientists study impact of warm, salty water beneath glaciers

UCI and NASA JPL scientists study impact of warm, salty...

UCI and NASA JPL researchers used boats, aircraft and other methods to quantify...

Two months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean's contribution to climate regulation

Two months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean's contribution...

The Southern Ocean, which surrounds the Antarctic continent, south of the Atlantic,...

Oceanographers have an explanation for the Arctic's puzzling ocean turbulence

Oceanographers have an explanation for the Arctic's puzzling...

Since the 1970s, researchers have observed a peculiar pattern in the Arctic: In...

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