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National Snow and Ice Data Center 2h
This year's wet winter brought snow & water to the state that will help meet the demands of its 40 million residents, but with it comes the threat of wildfire. More from : . (And check out the NSIDC SNODAS map within).
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National Snow and Ice Data Center 5h
Q: What were the best parts of the journey? A: The best was being in a place that no one had ever been or mapped before on the western side of Thwaites Ice Shelf. Read more about 's recent journey to Thwaites Glacier in : .
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International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration 10h
New job working on Thwaites Glacier and you get to go there! Senior Research Associate in Physical Oceanography based at Centre for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (COAS) More details at:
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National Snow and Ice Data Center 23h
There's been a lot of buzz about the Greenland Ice Sheet recently. If you're interested in keeping track of melt, check out our Ice Sheet Today page for daily satellite images and periodic analysis of conditions: .
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 24
Summer snow? It's officially summer, yet some places in got a foot of snow over the weekend! Any Coloradans have snowy photos to share from the first weekend of summer? Find out which parts of the state got the most from : .
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 24
Scientists say that Glacier National Park will be -free by 2030. “Glacier National Park is sort of the type specimen of . It’s ground zero, almost.” said 's Jim Elser. More from : .
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MOSAiC Expedition Jun 21
Happy First Day of ! Around this time, the begins to break up. The sun does not set & there is 24 hours of light. A year from now the will free herself from the ice after her . (Pic: AWI/Mario Hoppmann)
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 21
Have you heard of our ELOKA program? ELOKA fosters collaboration between resident Arctic experts & visiting researchers to facilitate the collection, preservation, exchange & use of local observations & Indigenous knowledge of the . Learn more:
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 21
Is the Southern Ocean getting greener? A study in 's Geophysical Research Letters shows that it is. The amount of phytoplankton in the ocean has increased during the last 21 yrs, especially in winter, suggesting a longer growing season. . Photo: NASA
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 20
A new study in 's Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences finds that long‐term patterns of vegetation expansion & increased methane emissions near Utqiaġvik, , were likely due to thawing . Learn more: . Photo credit: .
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CIRES Communication Jun 20
Hey, Researchers! Consider submitting an abstract to CIRES' Rick Saltus' AGU session:
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MOSAiC Expedition Jun 14
Over the course of the year, 600 people from around the world will be working in the ice. What will our learn about the interactions between , and - and what are the implications for 's ?
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 20
in the have been losing more than a vertical foot and a half of ice each year since 2000, according to a new study published in Science Advances (). Learn more from : .
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NASA Earth Jun 19
Replying to @NASAEarth
These updated predictions factored in how outlet glaciers, massive rivers of ice, behave. They can flow faster than the rest of the ice sheet ❄️ and play a key role in how all of Greenland melts.
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 20
& ice sheet loss due to are driving coastal changes in fjords. New research () in 's JGR Earth Surface reveals how retreat impacts downstream sediment delivery & associated currents: .
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 19
A new paper in () reveals the results of the explorations of Boaty McBoatface, the British sub that was named via crowdsourcing. The sub was deployed to help scientists learn about the Weddell Sea in . More: .
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CIRES Communication Jun 19
For today's meet CIRES PhD student Meghan Helmberger! , she studies heat gain in the and its implications for sea ice—and her dream vacation would be a road trip along Iceland’s Ring Road. Read the full interview:
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 19
Newly found fossils reveal that between 800,000 and 1.4 million years ago, hyenas lived in the . They may have hunted caribou and had coats that changed colors with the seasons, scientists say. Read more from : .
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CIRES Communication Jun 18
The latest edition of CIRES' Spheres magazine is out now! Explore the diversity of CIRES science—learn more about our pacesetting research and how it contributes to our understanding of wind energy, fire behavior, human health and beyond:
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National Snow and Ice Data Center Jun 19
What is the and why is it important? Check out our "All About the Cryosphere" page to find out: . Photo credit: Andy Mahoney.
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