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Snow and Ice

Melting on Lake Balkhash
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Melting on Lake Balkhash

The break up of lake ice in springtime unveils the turquoise waters of one of Asia’s largest lakes.

Published Apr 16, 2019

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Another Blizzard Wallops the Upper Midwest
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Another Blizzard Wallops the Upper Midwest

South Dakota was one of the hardest hit states.

Published Apr 15, 2019

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Warm Winds Trigger Melting in Antarctica
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Warm Winds Trigger Melting in Antarctica

Unusual late-season events could produce long-term changes to the snowpack on the Larsen C ice shelf.

Published Apr 11, 2019

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The Wide View of a Shrinking Glacier: Retreat at Pine Island
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The Wide View of a Shrinking Glacier: Retreat at Pine Island

Pine Island Glacier is one of the fastest-retreating glaciers in Antarctica. This timeline highlights the most notable calving events of the past two decades.

Published Apr 9, 2019

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A Surprising Surge at Vavilov Ice Cap
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A Surprising Surge at Vavilov Ice Cap

An outlet glacier in the Russian High Arctic has scientists rethinking how rapidly glaciers in cold, dry areas can move.

Published Apr 5, 2019

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