Ocean May Be Melting Totten Glacier

Ocean access to a cavity beneath Totten Glacier in East Antarctica http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/v8/n4/full/ngeo2388.html Totten Glacier, the primary outlet of the Aurora Subglacial Basin, has the largest

Our Rising Oceans with Eric Rignot

UC Irvine professor Eric Rignot is featured in this Emmy-winning HBO series VICE where he discusses his findings of Antarctica’s melting ice sheets and the

Don’t visit Antarctica!

Seriously, the tourism in Antarctica has to stop, it is ruining the environment there. So please don’t go there. Maybe just go to Alaska. Who

Why is Antarctic sea ice expanding? (2014)

By Laura Naranjo (NSIDC), first published January 31, 2014. In the following  an edited version, reposted here with permission.Antarctic sea ice is ruled by very different

The Runaway Glaciers in West Antarctica

NASA/JPL press release, May 12, 2014: A new study by researchers at NASA and the University of California, Irvine, finds a rapidly melting section of the