To measure algal blooms across large regions of the Greenland ice, and understand their effects on melting over time, scientists are turning to space.
Earth Sciences Archives - State of the Planet
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One way in which scientists use carbon isotopes found in fossils to identify the sites of ancient rain forests may not work as expected.
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A new study has revealed extensive new damage to two major Antarctic glaciers that creates the conditions needed for ice shelf collapse.
If human societies don’t sharply curb emissions of greenhouse gases, Greenland’s rate of ice loss this century is likely to greatly outpace that of any century since shortly after the end of the last ice age, a new study concludes.
A new effort to analyze the ocean’s ability to take up CO2 will be important for predicting the effectiveness of climate change mitigation efforts.
A new project will investigate the relationships between tectonics, climate and the evolution of humans’ primate ancestors in Kenya’s Turkana Basin.
In this episode, Kevin Krajick explores Marco Tedesco’s obsession with the cryosphere—the part of earth that consists of frozen water.
A new study finds that real-time monitoring of ground motion could have detected a sudden and catastrophic flood in Bhutan five hours before it destroyed a village.