Glaciers

Meltwater Speeds Glacier Ice Loss

Ice loss is accelerating in Greenland’s coastal glaciers, Dartmouth study finds. Results show meltwater from these glaciers is playing a larger role in glacier stability…


Study Plots Greenland Melt Water

Study reveals the fate of melting glacial ice in Greenland. A team of researchers has discovered what happens to the freshwater that pours into the surrounding oceans as…


Gas Hydrates Can Slow Ice Sheet Flow

Ice streams can be slowed down by gas hydrates. These fast-moving rivers of ice that flow from the centre of an ice sheet to the oceans, can be…