Ice Sheet





Antarctic Ice Mass Loss Can Be Visualised

Geodesists of TU Dresden visualise the ice mass loss of Antarctica using data collected by the GRACE satellite. New computer tool allows users to graphically see ice…


Thermal Lid Caps Greenland Ice Sheet

Study finds limit on evaporation to ice sheets, but that may change. Researchers report that very little of the snow and ice on the vast interior of…


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…