ice loss

Map showing mass ice loss from Antarctica (2003 to 2019). Source: Smith et al., 2020.

Coastal Ice Loss is Outpacing Mainland Ice Gains on Both Antarctica and Greenland

Katarina Samurović

A recent study has confirmed that the coastal ice loss is much greater than the mainland ice gain on both Antarctica and Greenland.

A view of Greenland

The Greenland Ice Sheet Has Lost 3.8 Trillion Tons of Ice

Caitlin Dempsey

A new report analyzed 26 satellite datasets to track ice loss for the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Fastest Thinning Glacier

Caitlin Dempsey

Hielo Patagónico Sur 12 (HPS-12) in Patagonia is believed to be the fastest thinning glacier in the world.

In The Last Three Years Antarctica Lost Ice the Size of Greenland

Elizabeth Borneman

A recent report published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzed satellite data that showed Antarctica’s rapid sea ice decline.

Antarctica is Losing Ice Six Times Faster Than 40 Years Ago

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers analyzed ice mass between 1979 and 2017 in Antarctica and found a sixfold increase in yearly ice mass loss.  

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