News tagged with ice caps

Rare Antarctic sub-glacial eruption

Australian scientists are hoping a rare sub-glacial water eruption near Australia's Casey station, will reveal why meltwater is present, and the extent of a river and dam system flowing deep under the Law Dome ice cap.

dateFeb 18, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Greenland's Leidy Glacier

Located in the northwest corner of Greenland, Leidy Glacier is fed by ice from the Academy Glacier (upstream and inland). As Leidy approaches the sea, it is diverted around the tip of an island that separates the Olriks Fjord ...

dateJan 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Image: First Mars orbital photo of 2015

This image was taken on 2 January just after midday GMT, and is one of the first of the Red Planet this year from the low-resolution Visual Monitoring Camera โ€“ the 'Mars Webcam' โ€“ on ESA's Mars Express orbiter.

dateJan 07, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Identical twins begin polar trek

Identical twins - Hugo and Ross Turner โ€“ will begin a unique expedition across the polar ice cap of Greenland this week, during which researchers at King's will study how modern clothes, food and equipment protect the body.

dateApr 29, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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