Taking Stock of Edgy Parts of Greenland

Taking Stock of Edgy Parts of Greenland

Loss of ice at the periphery of the Greenland Ice Sheet was often discounted; recent research suggests it should not be.

Published Sep 30, 2022

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Hurricane Ian Reaches Florida

Hurricane Ian Reaches Florida

After damaging parts of Cuba and leaving the country dark, more destruction was expected as the powerful hurricane reached Florida’s western coast.

Published Sep 29, 2022

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Fuel for Ian, Cool from Fiona

Fuel for Ian, Cool from Fiona

Warm seas provide fuel for extreme storms, and can then be cooled by them.

Published Sep 28, 2022

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Noru Strikes the Philippines

Noru Strikes the Philippines

After making landfall in the Polillo Islands and Luzon, the storm strengthened again as it headed toward Vietnam.

Published Sep 27, 2022

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Carrizozo Malpaís Lava Flow

Carrizozo Malpaís Lava Flow

A decades-long eruption created this long strip of basalt in the desert in New Mexico.

Published Sep 26, 2022

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