Antarctica's ice shelves are thinning, and at an increasing rate, which bodes ill for potential sea level rise.
Two valleys underneath Totten Glacier in East Antarctica may be letting in warm ocean water that is melting the glacier's ice shelf.
Flooding and high tides along the East Coast in 2009 and 2010 were triggered by a major change in wind patterns and offshore currents. Continue reading →
The rise and fall of sea level during the past million years matches up with valleys and ridges on the seafloor, suggesting a link, two new studies find.
The rate of sea level rise over the past couple decades was underestimated until recently, with possible implications for future rise.
The globe's hottest year is confirmed by the Japanese Meteorological Agency.
It's not only glaciers that are sending water rushing into the sea; surface sea ice is contributing more and more meltwater.
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland’s ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
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