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New study maps Himalayan glacier behaviour

Glaciers are one of the largest reservoirs of freshwater on our planet, and their melting or growing is one of the best indicators of climate change. However, knowledge of glacier change has been hampered by lack of data, ...

Aug 24, 2012
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Holocene warming regional

Research confirms regional — not global — climate change in New Zealand and European glaciers during the preindustrial Holocene

Aug 14, 2012
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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 ...

Jul 19, 2012
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