NASA Launches Eighth Year of Antarctic Ice Change Airborne Survey (Oct. 17, 2016) http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nasa-launches-eighth-year-of-antarctic-ice-change-airborne-survey Getz Ice Shelf: Iceberg B-34 Makes Its Debut off Antarctica http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=85727 NASA is tracking a gargantuan iceberg, escaped from Antarctica (2014) http://earthsky.org/earth/nasa-is-tracking-a-gargantuan-iceberg-escaped-from-antarctica Iceberg B31 Heads West (2014) http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84795 Mapping Polar Ice (2013) https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11194 Operation IceBridge 2012 Antarctic https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11135 Getz Ice Shelf…
Getz Ice Shelf: Iceberg B-34 Makes Its Debut off Antarctica
Getz Ice Shelf
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Brief outline of mission to drill through the floating ice shelf of the Pine Island Glacier.
Pine Island Glacier
Vietnam floods: deaths reported, tens of thousands of homes destroyed. Authorities mobilise army and police to rescue trapped residents in central Vietnam following torrential rain. Officials warned the region could be hammered again if typhoon Sarika in the South China Sea reaches Vietnam. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/16/vietnam-floods-deaths-reported-tens-of-thousands-of-homes-destroyed A low pressure system made landfall in the central province of…
Category 3 Hurricane Nicole is pounding Bermuda after putting on an impressive round of rapid intensification that saw the hurricane top out as a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds early Thursday morning.
Category 3 Hurricane Nicole Pounding Bermuda https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/category-3-hurricane-nicole-pounding-bermuda
NASA Sees Large Dangerous Hurricane Nicole Closing in on Bermuda http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nicole-atlantic-ocean
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President Obama declared a federal emergency in North Carolina, where Hurricane Matthew has killed over a dozens of people. Rescuers are still pulling people on board to safety, but flooding have left thousands stranded without living areas. Hurricane Matthew Floodwaters Slowly Recede https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=3476
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A slowdown or even collapse of the Gulf Stream System as a result of global warming has long been a concern of climate scientists and has fuelled the imagination of Hollywood. Recent studies provide evidence for a AMOC slowdown. Release via Earth101 (Follow and subscribe to their channel too) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmiVhT5cHpw Related German article http://scilogs.spektrum.de/klimalounge/qa-zum-golfstromsystem-und-dem-cold-blob-im-atlantik/ Related…
The October 9, 2016 Presidential Debate included 1 particular important question. What steps will your energy policy take to meet our energy needs? While at the same remaining environmentally friendly, and minimizing job loose for fossil power plant workers.
What is climate sensitivity and why is it so important? Michael Mann and Stefan Rahmstorf answer the question.
Young People’s Burden: Requirement of Negative CO2 Emissions, is a publication in Earth System Dynamics Discussion (4 October, 2016), as it is undergoing peer review. We try to make the science transparent to non-scientists. Read full article http://csas.ei.columbia.edu/2016/10/04/young-peoples-burden Publication link http://www.earth-syst-dynam-discuss.net/esd-2016-42 ###Principal Implications### A. Global temperature is already at the level of the Eemian period…
October 4, 2016 by The Siberian Times: New expedition in Laptev Sea suggests increase in the rate of underwater permafrost degradation. http://siberiantimes.com/ecology/others/news/n0760-arctic-methane-gas-emission-significantly-increased-since-2014-major-new-research/
We’re talking about the science behind Hurricane Matthew using NASA satellite observations from space. NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite saw tremendous amounts of rainfall throughout Haiti. GPM has now captured Matthew near the Florida coast undergoing an eyewall replacement cycle, a process that may re-intensify the storm. NASA scientists Dr. Owen…