Snow and Ice

Shrinking Glaciers and Growing Lakes
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Shrinking Glaciers and Growing Lakes

As temperatures rise on the Tibetan Plateau, lakes are growing larger and deeper.

Published Oct 18, 2021

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Lakes Pueyrredón and Posadas
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Lakes Pueyrredón and Posadas

Glacial ice, rivers, and fierce winds have sculpted two spectacular lakes and several deltas in this part of Patagonia.

Published Oct 3, 2021

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Arctic Sea Ice 12th-Lowest on Record
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Arctic Sea Ice 12th-Lowest on Record

Sea ice covered more area this summer compared to recent years, but it was also much thinner.

Published Sep 23, 2021

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Unusual Snowfall in Greenland
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Unusual Snowfall in Greenland

The remnants of Hurricane Larry dropped abundant snowfall on Greenland just as the summer melt season was coming to an end.

Published Sep 15, 2021

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Fossil Fjords in Namibia
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Fossil Fjords in Namibia

Ice that carved a network of valleys 300 million years ago has long since disappeared, but the original shapes of the valleys remain.

Published Sep 14, 2021

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