Back in World War II there was a clever idea to use icebergs as floating aircraft carriers, but now we know birds of prey got there first.
For thousands of years, the massive glaciers of Earth's polar regions have remained relatively stable, the ice locked into mountainous shapes that ebbed in warmer months but gained back their bulk in winter. In recent decades, ...
(AP) -- Ships are on alert and maritime authorities are monitoring the movements of hundreds of menacing icebergs drifting toward New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean, officials said.
Armadas of icebergs were probably not the cause of abrupt episodes of cooling in the North Atlantic over the past 440,000 years, according to new research published today in Nature.
New research has shown surface ice melt will be the dominant process controlling ice-loss from Greenland. As outlet glaciers retreat inland the other process, iceberg production, remains important but will not grow as rapidly.
A team of Russian scientists say they will embark on a quest next week to observe the only all-white, adult killer whale ever spotted -- a majestic and elusive bull they have named Iceberg.
We've painted them, tagged them, bombed them, monitored them with radar and watched them from space -- but icebergs like the one that sank the Titanic are still a threat to ships today.
(Phys.org) -- Icebergs are a natural and beautiful part of Earth's cryosphere, and are closely monitored and studied by scientists around the world.
Online bulletin-board service Pinterest on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Spanish startup Icebergs, specializing in helping creative people collaborate on projects.
In a new paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience researchers present a new view of iceberg calving that explains the sudden collapse of ice shelves and sudden retreat of tidewater glaciers, observed as the polar ...