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Arctic Natural Sciences - News


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Environmental chambers in early morning light in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in western Alaska. NSF funds new $5.9 million Arctic data center at the University of California, Santa Barbara
Released March 23, 2016
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researchers dig a trench in permafrost UD prof studies how permafrost thawing affects vegetation, carbon cycle
Released March 2, 2016
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illustration of a giant flightless bird New CU study confirms giant, flightless bird wandered the Arctic 50 million years ago
Released February 12, 2016
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Jakobshavn Isbrę glacier Scientists map movement of Greenland ice during past 9,000 years
Released February 4, 2016
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clouds over the Greenland Ice Sheet Cloudy with a chance of warming
Released December 10, 2015
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John Paden is shown with NASA P3 aircraft Analysis exposes faster disintegration of major Greenland glacier
Released November 12, 2015
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Daniel Mann holds a steppe bison skull Ice-age lesson: Large mammals need room to roam
Released November 2, 2015
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polar graphic Arctic snow not darkening due to soot, dust, Dartmouth-led study finds
Released October 30, 2015
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Feng Sheng Hu Study: Alaskan boreal forest fires release more carbon than the trees can absorb
Released October 19, 2015
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trichodesmium Climate change will irreversibly force key ocean bacteria into overdrive
Released September 1, 2015
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a young polar bear Polar bears experience limited energy savings in summer, new study finds
Released July 16, 2015
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Santiaguito's Caliente dome New timeline links volcanic eruptions to centuries of cold temperature extremes
Released July 8, 2015
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volcanic glass shards Volcanic eruptions that changed human history
Released July 8, 2015
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earth and environment graphic Boreal peatlands not a global warming time bomb
Released June 8, 2015
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 a moulin or drainage hole Sudden draining of glacial lakes explained
Released June 3, 2015
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a GPS station nearby a supraglacial lake A check on runaway lake drainage
Released June 3, 2015
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Antarctica surface Researchers find 200-year lag between climate events in Greenland, Antarctica
Released April 29, 2015
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the USS Scranton surfaced through four feet of ice Combined Arctic ice observations show decades of loss
Released March 3, 2015
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two Greenland outlet glaciers The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HD
Released December 18, 2014
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icebergs calved from Jakobshavn Isbrę Evolving plumbing system beneath Greenland slows ice sheet as summer progresses
Released October 1, 2014
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Bo Vinther prepares an ice core for inspection Study resolves discrepancy in Greenland temperatures during end of last ice age
Released September 4, 2014
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a shallow firn core Industrial lead pollution beat explorers to the South Pole by 22 years and persists today
Released July 28, 2014
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A thermokarst lake Certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they release
Released July 16, 2014
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a thermokarst lake Study: Climate-cooling Arctic lakes soak up greenhouse gases
Released July 16, 2014
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image of sharks teeth Shark teeth analysis provides detailed new look at Arctic climate change
Released July 9, 2014
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collecting ancient sharks teeth on Banks Island New study: Ancient Arctic sharks tolerated brackish water 50 million years ago
Released June 30, 2014
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Robert Hatfield prepares to sample sediments Study links Greenland ice sheet collapse, sea-level rise 400,000 years ago
Released June 25, 2014
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Kaitlin Keegan in a snow pit on the Greenland ice sheet. The pit shows layers of accumulation. 2012 surface melt of Greenland ice sheet driven by combined effects of rising temperatures and ash from forest fires
Released May 19, 2014
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A camp at the edge of the Greenland ice sheet Frozen in time: Three-million-year-old landscape still exists beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet
Released April 17, 2014
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image of an ice sheet Science: There's something ancient in the icebox
Released April 17, 2014
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