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We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites

We Couldn’t Monitor Larsen C Without These Satellites

  • Published: Jun 23rd, 2017

The Sentinel-1 satellites are crucial to watching not just the Larsen C rift but changes at both poles.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

The Larsen C Iceberg Is on the Brink of Breaking Off

The Larsen C Iceberg Is on the Brink of Breaking Off

  • Published: May 31st, 2017

The crack that's been cutting into Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to create a huge iceberg.

The Larsen C Ice Shelf Crack Just Sprouted a New Branch

The Larsen C Ice Shelf Crack Just Sprouted a New Branch

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

The most-watched ice shelf in the world continues to break apart due to warm air and water.

Antarctic Surface Melt More Widespread Than Thought

Antarctic Surface Melt More Widespread Than Thought

  • Published: Apr 19th, 2017

Meltwater ponds and streams are more widespread on Antarctica's surface than was previously thought.

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack

Scientists Got a New Look at the Growing Larsen C Crack

  • Published: Feb 21st, 2017

New footage shows that the Larsen C ice shelf rift continues to expand, raising the odds of a calving event.

Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice

Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice

  • Published: Feb 15th, 2017

Pine Island Glacier just lost a Manhattan-sized iceberg. Scientists are calling it "an aftershock."

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles

  • Published: Feb 13th, 2017

Warm weather could send Arctic sea ice to a record low winter peak as Antarctic sea ice sets an all-time record low.