Antarctica

New Studies Raise Alarms About the State of Ice in Antarctica

New Studies Raise Alarms About the State of Ice in Antarctica

July 15, 2019

NASA scientist Claire Parkinson says that, from 2014-2017, Antarctic sea ice rapidly fell to its lowest levels in 40 years, which could trigger a devastating rise in sea levels

Saying Goodbye to Glaciers’: The Impact of Glacier Retreat

July 21, 2017

About half of the glaciers in Switzerland are expected to disappear in the next 25 years, and about 70% of the ice volume in Canada and in the Canadian Rockies will likely be gone by 2100, says University of Colorado research scientist Twila Moon

Massive Iceberg Breaks Free in Antarctica: How Worried Should We Be?

July 13, 2017

The iceberg, which is about the size of Delaware, is an important reminder that ice on Earth is changing–and not just in Antarctica, says Dr. Twila Moon, a glacial expert with the National Snow and Ice Data Center