Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier influenced by La Nina
January 3, 2014, 10:09 a.m. by Laura Poppick, Staff Writer
Weather and climate anomalies may have more sway of sea ice melt than scientists anticipated, complicating their climate models.
Massive Antarctic iceberg sets sail
November 13, 2013, 4 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Scientists tracking and hope to learn from the huge 278-square-mile block of ice that is finally moving away from its parent glacier.
Warm and buttery: Greenland's ice flow speeding up
July 18, 2013, 10:52 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Meltwater from the ice sheet transports heat into the chilly interior ice, thus warming up the core.
When an iceberg falls in the ocean, does it make a sound?
July 15, 2013, 12:04 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
The sound energy released by a fracturing iceberg can be the equivalent to the sound that would be created by more than 200 supertankers.
Iceberg size of Chicago breaks off Antarctica glacier
July 10, 2013, 1:50 p.m. by Denise Chow, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
What causes icebergs to break off of glaciers remain a mystery, with climate change and winds over the seas being the top possibilities.
Antarctica's ice melts from below
June 13, 2013, 2:30 p.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Scientists have gained insight into the cause of the global sea level rise with the discovery that warm ocean water is primarily melting the ice shelves.
Ocean drilling expedition sets sail to probe glacier changes
June 4, 2013, 10:10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet
Examining layers of offshore sediment can provide insight into the link between glaciers and climate change.
Arctic sea ice melt influences weather patterns
May 30, 2013, 1:42 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Heat from the melting sea ice escapes into the atmosphere, warming the are and altering high and low pressure systems alike.
Plants resurrected after 400 years under a glacier
May 28, 2013, 10:49 a.m. by John Platt
As global warming causes glaciers to retreat, long-dormant plants could be reborn.
Melting glaciers responsible for one-third of sea-level rise
May 16, 2013, 2:20 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Antarctic glaciers lost the least ice overall because spots on the continent melting rapidly were offset by other regions gaining ice.
Mount Everest is melting
May 15, 2013, 9:12 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Researchers suspect that the glacial melting in the Everest region is due to global warming, but they have not yet established a firm connection.
Amazing video brings Antarctic to life
May 7, 2013, 4:30 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The icebreaker ship eventually met a colony of penguins that are included in the video as well.