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Regional warming triggers sustained mass loss in Northeast Greenland ice sheet

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 11:22

Researchers have found that Northeast Greenland ice sheet started to speed up and lose mass around 2003 because of localised increase in temperatures.

NASA sheds light into Greenland`s ice sheet loss

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 22:04

A new Research using data from NASA is giving insight into one of the processes causing Greenland`s ice sheet to lose mass.

Rapid thinning of Pine Island Glacier may continue for decades to come

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 13:30

A new study has suggested that the largest single contributor to global sea level rise, Pine Island Glacier (PIG), a glacier of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, may continue thinning for decades to come.

Greenland ice sheet melt causing four-fold global sea level increase

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:58

A new report suggests that over the past two decades, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise.

Greenland`s `fastest glacier` smashes breaking speed record

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 12:23

Researchers have suggested that Jakobshavn Isbrae (Jakobshavn Glacier) is moving ice from the Greenland ice sheet into the ocean at a speed that seems to be the fastest ever recorded.

Greenland ice harbours massive reservoir of melt water

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 14:30

Scientists have suggested that Greenland Ice Sheet stores liquid water all year long, based on the surprising discovery of an aquifer, an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock .

East Antarctica is sliding sideways

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 15:02

It`s official! East Antarctica is pushing West Antarctica around.

Ice loss from West Antarctica on the increase

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 14:06

The West Antarctic ice sheet appears to be shedding far more ice than a few years ago, according to climate research unveiled Wednesday.

Antarctica crust similar to South India, Mozambique: Study

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 10:53

The crust of Antarctica is similar to that of South India and Mozambique, which indicates that the three were joined together in the past.

Greenland`s ice sheet was smaller 3,000-5,000 years ago

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 13:08

Scientists have said that Greenland`s shrunken ice sheet was smaller than today about 3-5,000 years ago.

Active volcano found under West Antarctic ice sheet

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 11:34

Researchers have discovered a smouldering volcano under a kilometer of ice in West Antarctica.

NASA to map Greenland ice sheet summer melt

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 11:22

For the first time, the Laser Vegetation Imaging Sensor, or LVIS, is set to fly aboard NASA`s new C-130 aircraft to map Greenland`s ice sheet and surrounding Arctic sea ice following a summer`s melt.