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Snow and Ice

Johns Hopkins Glacier
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Johns Hopkins Glacier

While most glaciers in southeast Alaska are losing an astounding amount of ice, this glacier has been relatively stable.

Published Jun 29, 2020

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Volcanic Emissions Can Change Clouds
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Volcanic Emissions Can Change Clouds

The volcanoes of the remote South Sandwich Islands make an ideal natural laboratory for studying how airborne particles alter clouds.

Published Jun 19, 2020

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Frozen Finland Thaws
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Frozen Finland Thaws

After a harsh winter in northern Finland, warm temperatures rapidly melted snow to cause significant flooding.

Published Jun 5, 2020

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Breakup Along the Mackenzie River
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Breakup Along the Mackenzie River

Each spring, the Canadian Arctic is the site of a fierce battle between water and ice.

Published Jun 5, 2020

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Ice Arch Persists Despite Warm Arctic
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Ice Arch Persists Despite Warm Arctic

This natural gatekeeper, which prevents sea ice from exiting the Arctic Ocean and drifting southward into Baffin Bay, was still intact in late May 2020.

Published Jun 2, 2020

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