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Warm ocean current reaches surprisingly far south in the Antarctic Weddell...

New observations recently published in Nature Communications show that warm deep water also reaches the large Filchner ice shelf in the southern Weddell Sea.Warm...

A recent pause in Antarctic Peninsula warming

The rapid warming of the Antarctic Peninsula, which occurred from the early-1950s to the late 1990s, has paused. Stabilisation of the ozone hole along...

Climate research: How meltwater from the ice sheets disturbed the climate...

The retreating calving front of the Bloomstandbreen glacier on Svalbard (Spitsbergen).Credit: © Alfred-Wegener-Institut/René Bürgi Today, a negative correlation is observed in the amount of rainfall...

California droughts caused mainly by changes in wind, not moisture

This is California as viewed from the International Space Station.Credit: NASA, Stuart Rankin Droughts in California are mainly controlled by wind, not by the amount...

Siberian larch forests are still linked to the ice age

A new study shows that the flora of the Northern Russian permafrost lags behind the climate often by several thousand years. Credit: © Klim...

New tool to track impact of climate change on heritage sites

A new tool will enable conservation experts to monitor the impact of climate change on the fabric of historic buildings and other heritage sites...

Greening Arctic: Impact of climate change in high latitudes

Using 29 years of data from Landsat satellites, researchers at NASA have found extensive greening in the vegetation across Alaska and Canada. Rapidly increasing...

Hydrothermal vents, methane seeps play enormous role in marine life, global...

A lush community of vibrant red tube worms grows on a black smoker chimney in the ASHES hydrothermal field. The tube worms, which are...

Deep, old water explains why Antarctic Ocean hasn’t warmed

Observed warming over the past 50 years (in degrees Celsius per decade) shows rapid warming in the Arctic, while the Southern Ocean around Antarctica...

Wildfires to increase in Alaska with future climate change

Wildfires, like the 2012 tundra fire in the Noatak National Preserve in Alaska, are projected to be up to four times as likely by...

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