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Snow and Ice

Rifting and Calving on the Amery Ice Shelf
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Rifting and Calving on the Amery Ice Shelf

The ice shelf in East Antarctica has spawned its first major iceberg in more than half a century.

Published Oct 3, 2019

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Ice Could Crumble from Planpincieux Glacier
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Ice Could Crumble from Planpincieux Glacier

The fast-changing glacier is threatening a popular hiking area in the western Alps.

Published Oct 1, 2019

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Snow in Montana and Canada
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Snow in Montana and Canada

An unusually heavy snowfall across the northern Rockies brought winter weather barely a week into autumn.

Published Oct 1, 2019

Severe Storms Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

EO On This Day
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EO On This Day

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we offer a selection of some of the most beautiful, newsworthy, interesting, and scientifically important images from the past 20 years — one for each day of the calendar year.

Published Sep 24, 2019

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2019 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Is Second Lowest
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2019 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Is Second Lowest

The long-term trend for Arctic sea ice extent has been definitively downward.

Published Sep 23, 2019

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