News tagged with glacier ice

Global glacier melt continues

Glaciers around the globe continue to melt at high rates. Tentative figures for the year 2007, of the World Glacier Monitoring Service at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, indicate a further loss of average ice thickness ...

Jan 29, 2009 2.5 / 5 (20) 8

Earth from Space: Icebreaker event

(PhysOrg.com) -- This animation, made up of eight Envisat radar images, shows the 97-km long B-9B iceberg (right) ramming into the Mertz Glacier Tongue in Eastern Antarctica in early February. The collision ...

Mar 05, 2010 4.8 / 5 (9) 6

Setting sail with Greenpeace

A pioneering Greenpeace arctic expedition has joined forces with a University of St Andrews academic to investigate the impacts of climate change.

Sep 07, 2009 1.6 / 5 (7) 4