The Greenland ice sheet is far more vulnerable to climate change than wraps previously thought, based on recent findings from the University of Cambridge. Through the use of a new … [Read full article]
A pair of massive subglacial lakes have been discovered underneath of the melting Greenland Ice Sheet by researchers from the Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) at the University of Cambridge. … [Read full article]
The exceptional ice-surface melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet in 2012 was caused by changes that occurred in the jet stream, according to new research from the University of Sheffield. … [Read full article]
There is nothing better in life than a good robot story, and what’s even better is when that robot is named GROVER. GROVER stands for both Greenland Rover and Goddard Remotely … [Read full article]
Greenland’s peripheral glaciers, those that are not directly connected to the primary ice sheet, are contributing much more to global sea-level rise than was previously thought. Researchers discovered that these … [Read full article]
It’s too late! We’re all going to die! So says the latest research to be published in the respected journal Environmental Research Letters. OK. I might be jumping to a bit … [Read full article]
The Greenland Ice Sheet is of major concern to scientists the world over in a world that is warming rapidly and causing massive ice melt to occur. However, recent research … [Read full article]
The Greenland Ice Sheet may be sliding faster into the ocean than previously thought as a result of massive releases of meltwater from surface lakes, similar to snow sliding … [Read full article]
Sea levels have risen approximately 20 centimetres in the South West Pacific Ocean since the end of the 19th century, a dramatic increase according to a new study released this … [Read full article]
According to a new study the Greenland ice sheet is possibly more vulnerable to the temperature increase of global warming than previously estimated. According to the study, conducted by scientists … [Read full article]
The year 2010 saw an unusually high melting season in Greenland which subsequently impacted the amount of ice weighing down the bedrock of the island causing it to lose 100 … [Read full article]
New research has provided evidence to suggest that massive melting of ice sheets like the Greenland ice sheet does not need corresponding record temperature highs, rather, just persistent warm weather … [Read full article]
When I stand next to The Times Atlas of the World which has recently garnered so much controversy, sitting in its lovely hardcover slipcase to protect the lovely hardcover beauty that is the atlas itself, it comes up to just below my knee. It’s really big. It deserves to be though, because inside is a series of maps, pages of information and a very comprehensive Index of places.
Here’s my review of The Times Atlas of the World.