News tagged with ice caps

Identical twins begin polar trek

Identical twins - Hugo and Ross Turner – 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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Why seas are rising ahead of predictions

Sea levels are rising faster than expected from global warming, and University of Colorado geologist Bill Hay has a good idea why. The last official IPCC report in 2007 projected a global sea level rise between 0.2 and 0.5 ...

dateNov 01, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Image: IceBridge flight over Baffin Island

(Phys.org) —IceBridge closed out the fourth week of its Arctic campaign with a flight over the striking landscape of eastern Greenland's Geikie Peninsula and a survey of a Canadian ice cap before taking two days off over ...

dateApr 18, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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