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Rapid decline of Arctic sea ice a combination of climate change...

Arctic sea ice in recent decades has declined even faster than predicted by most models of climate change. Many scientists have suspected that the...

When the Arctic coast retreats, life in the shallow water areas...

The thawing and erosion of Arctic permafrost coasts has dramatically increased in the past years and the sea is now consuming more than 20...

New study shows when Pine Island Glacier retreat began

Reporting this week (Wednesday Nov. 23) in the journal Nature an international team led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) explains that present-day thinning and...

Lazarus ice

Every school child knows that ice melts in the summer and freezes in the winter. But it turns out that the process isn't that...

Insights into biogeochemical cycles based on glacial meltwater chemistry

Ph.D. student Lukasz Stachnik received funding from the Arctic Field Grant (AFG) in 2012 and 2013. He has, together with colleagues from HiSF and...

Tides stir up deep Atlantic Heat in the Arctic Ocean

Researchers have identified how warm Atlantic water that is flowing deep into the Arctic Ocean is mixing with colder waters above to contribute to...

Arctic gives clues on worst mass extinction of life

Extreme global warming 252 million years ago caused a severe mass extinction of life on Earth. It took life up to 9 million years...

New technique settles old debate on highest peaks in US Arctic

Finding out which is the highest mountain in the US Arctic may be the last thing on your mind, unless you are an explorer...

Cosmopolitan snow algae accelerate melting of Arctic glaciers

The role of red pigmented snow algae in melting Arctic glaciers has been strongly underestimated, suggests a study to be published in Nature Communications...

Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakes

New research shows permafrost below shallow Arctic lakes is thawing as a result of changing winter climate. Warmer winters combined with an increase in snowfall...

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