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How the Greenland ice sheet fared in 2017

5 September 2017

Dr Ruth Mottram, Dr Peter Langen and Dr Martin Stendelare climate scientists at the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) in Copenhagen, which is part of the Polar Portal. Yesterday saw the final day of the Greenland ice sheet melt season. This marks the traditional point of the year where [read more]

Experts explore reasons for glacier collapses in Tibet

22 August 2017

by Joydeep Gupta Last year, two glaciers collapsed in quick succession. Experts studying the events on the ground and with satellite imagery say they may have been caused by climate change Images of Dongru glacier in central Tibet before and after the collapse on July 17 2016. (Image courtesy: Tian [read more]