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Posts tagged glaciers

March 29, 2019

 

The Dangers Of Methane

Just one glacier can release up to 41 tons of methane from meltwater a day during the summer months.

March 15, 2019

 

Massive Cave Found In Canada

A newly discovered cave could very well be tens of thousands of years old, and dangerous to explore.

May 16, 2018

 

Cool Question: Why Are Some Glaciers Blue?

Glaciers appear blue due to their density.

May 16, 2018

 

What Is A Glacier?

Firnification is when built-up snow changes from fluffy powder into ice pellets, and from ice pellets into layers of densely packed ice.

June 14, 2017

 

Check out that bright blue water!

What Is Rock Flour?

Why are some mountain lakes so beautiful? Thank a glacier.

August 19, 2013

 

These penguins could benefit from climate change

Climate Change May Actually Help Penguins

Is it possible that some animals actually benefit from climate change?

September 21, 2012

 

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Tip Of The Iceberg

Learn about the iceberg that sank the Titanic, on this Moment of Science.

September 5, 2011

 

All About The North Atlantic Conveyor

Is Earth's climate vulnerable to small disturbances? Two geologists described the past vulnerability of an ocean current called the North Atlantic conveyor.

September 9, 2009

 

Global Warming To Seriously Affect Global Health

Ice caps and glaciers are melting. Ocean levels are rising. Whatever is causing it, there's no longer any way to deny that global warming is for real.

April 22, 2008

 

Left Exposed to Extinction

The Neanderthals were smart, tough, and well-adapted to the cold where they lived in regions north of Africa, so what happened to them?

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