How Greenland got its glaciers
January 14, 2015, 11:29 a.m. by Laura Geggel, LiveScience
3 intensive Earth forces helped make Greenland into the landscape it is today.
Models of Greenland's ice-melt may be too sunny
December 17, 2014, 2:59 p.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Glaciers all behave differently, and their behaviors can influence scientists' data and thus their predictions about sea level rise.
Glacier caves: As fleeting as they are fascinating
December 1, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
These caves may be beautiful, but they are often unstable and dangerous to explore due to persistent glacial motion and melting.
Northwest Passage: The final frontier for cruise ships
November 5, 2014, 11:51 a.m. by Josh Lew
More ships are navigating the perilous, frigid route through the Arctic Ocean, with large passenger vessels soon to join them.
Would you believe these award-winning photographs were captured with an iPhone?
June 16, 2014, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
Breathtaking photo of a hiker traversing the Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia takes 1st place in the 7th annual iPhone Photography Awards.
Hidden volcanoes melt Antarctic glaciers from below
June 10, 2014, 3:03 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The extra melt caused by subglacial volcanoes could lubricate the ice sheet from beneath, speeding up the flow of water back into the sea.
5 myths about Antarctic melt
May 14, 2014, 9:39 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Is Antarctic ice getting bigger or shrinking? Could the melting be caused by volcanoes? Get the answers to commonly asked questions.
Researchers map the world's glaciers (all 200,000 of them)
May 12, 2014, 7:59 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
The recently completed catalog will help researchers understand the effects of climate change and address water issues of local communities.
Half of Greenland's warming tied to natural causes
May 7, 2014, 1:40 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The natural warming trend may lessen over time, but human-driven global warming is likely to outpace any natural cooling in coming decades.
Belly-flopping icebergs could help track glaciers
May 5, 2014, 11:11 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
Monitoring how glaciers shake could provide insights into the seasonal changes, as well as help understand the ice sheets' complex response to climate change.
2.7-million-year-old soil found under Greenland ice sheet
April 18, 2014, 10:19 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
The frozen soil contains millions of beryllium-10 atoms, with levels comparable to tundra soil in Alaska. Only certain regions Africa and Australia have older landscapes.