Snow and Ice

Ice Swirls Along the Labrador Coast
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Ice Swirls Along the Labrador Coast

An astronaut and satellite sensors captured eye-catching patterns in sea ice.

Published Feb 15, 2024

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Greenland’s Biggest Losers
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Greenland’s Biggest Losers

An analysis of satellite data found that most of the island’s glaciers have retreated significantly, with Zachariæ Isstrøm and Sermeq Kujalleq losing the most mass.

Published Feb 5, 2024

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Retreat at Klinaklini
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Retreat at Klinaklini

The large Coast Range glacier is one of thousands in western Canada that have shrunk in recent decades as temperatures rise.  

Published Jan 29, 2024

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Mount Shasta in Winter
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Mount Shasta in Winter

The iconic volcano of Northern California is home to seven glaciers that become buried in a blanket of snow during winter.

Published Jan 28, 2024

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Snow Blankets Eastern U.S. After Arctic Blast
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Snow Blankets Eastern U.S. After Arctic Blast

More than a week of wintry weather left a band of snow from Mississippi to Maine.

Published Jan 23, 2024

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