Snow and Ice

Snow-Free Glaciers in Winter
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Snow-Free Glaciers in Winter

Several glaciers near Mount Everest have experienced unusual melting this winter.

Published Jan 28, 2021

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Undercutting Sverdrup Glacier
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Undercutting Sverdrup Glacier

Warming seas are accelerating the retreat of Greenland’s coastal glaciers.

Published Jan 26, 2021

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Brunt Breaking Up with Antarctica this Year?
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Brunt Breaking Up with Antarctica this Year?

A crack on the Antarctic ice shelf grew dramatically in late 2020 into 2021.

Published Jan 15, 2021

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Curious Clouds in the Transantarctic Mountains
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Curious Clouds in the Transantarctic Mountains

Smooth, soft-edged clouds hovered over the Eisenhower Range in Victoria Land, Antarctica.

Published Jan 19, 2021

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Pieces of Iceberg A-68A
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Pieces of Iceberg A-68A

Seawater has been cutting like a knife through an enormous Antarctic iceberg afloat in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Published Jan 13, 2021

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