Snow and Ice

Siling Lake
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Siling Lake

One of the largest water bodies on the Tibetan Plateau has been growing even larger in recent decades.

Published Feb 5, 2023

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Wintry Dunes on Earth and Mars
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Wintry Dunes on Earth and Mars

Dunes on both planets occasionally get blanketed with ice and snow—except on Earth the white stuff is frozen water and on Mars it’s often frozen carbon dioxide.

Published Jan 31, 2023

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Antarctic Iceberg on the Move
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Antarctic Iceberg on the Move

After breaking from the Brunt Ice Shelf, Iceberg A-81 and other pieces of ice drift south with the Weddell Gyre.

Published Jan 25, 2023

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Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf Finally Breaks
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Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf Finally Breaks

A long-watched rift has spawned an iceberg about twice the size of New York City.

Published Jan 24, 2023

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An Outpouring of Color
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An Outpouring of Color

Following a siege of atmospheric rivers, sediment billowed into the Pacific Ocean along the California coastline.

Published Jan 18, 2023

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