Snow and Ice

Where Ice Still Flows into Glacier Bay
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Where Ice Still Flows into Glacier Bay

In this changing Alaskan landscape, tidewater glaciers are holding on to the bay’s West Arm.

Published Sep 10, 2020

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Inlet’s Iceberg Maker Is Nearly Gone
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Inlet’s Iceberg Maker Is Nearly Gone

Retreating glaciers have changed how visitors experience Glacier Bay National Park in southeast Alaska.

Published Aug 27, 2020

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Grand Plateau Glacier
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Grand Plateau Glacier

Views from above show the extent of change across Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park.

Published Aug 12, 2020

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Hunting for Ice on Hudson Bay
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Hunting for Ice on Hudson Bay

Polar bears rely on sea ice to hunt seals, their preferred prey.

Published Aug 7, 2020

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Arctic Lows
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Arctic Lows

Record-low sea ice in July 2020 could be further depleted by a low-pressure system that developed over the Arctic Ocean.

Published Aug 5, 2020

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