News tagged with glacier ice

Glacial organic matter and carbon cycling

An international collaboration led by Tom Battin from the Department of Limnology of the University of Vienna unravels the role of Alpine glaciers for carbon cycling. The scientists uncover the unexpected biogeochemical complexity ...

dateSep 17, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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More ice breaks off of Petermann Glacier

(Phys.org) -- The Petermann Glacier grinds and slides toward the sea along the northwestern coast of Greenland, terminating in a giant floating ice tongue. Like other glaciers that end in the ocean, Petermann periodically ...

dateJul 19, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Melting ice the greatest factor in rising sea levels

Melting glaciers and ice sheets have contributed more to rising sea levels in the past decade than expansion from warming water, according to modelling in the latest report by the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems (ACE) Cooperative ...

dateJul 04, 2012 in Environment
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