January 14, 2021
Adequate Earth: Artists and Writers in Antarctica

Online Exhibition and Virtual Events, January 28 – May 22, 2021
On January 28, 2021, the Antarctic Artists…

January 12, 2021

Ohio farmers are increasingly challenged with fewer and fewer working days due to climate change. The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES),…

December 23, 2020
350 years of data aligns with historical documents, study shows

By Laura Arenschield, Ohio State News
Photo by Sara L. Cottle via

Tree rings in the Potomac River…

December 14, 2020

By Ryan Horns, Communications Specialist

For the past two and a half years, The Ohio State University’s first satellite, CubeRRT, has orbited our sphere thousands of time, while…

December 8, 2020

Assistant Professor and Byrd Center member Lei Wang's research was recently highlighted in EOS: Gravity Data Reveal Unexpected Antarctic Ice Variations.

Lei Wang will be presenting this…

November 24, 2020

By Laura Arenschield
Photo by Billy Collins, via SALSA

Water beneath glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland is flowing into nearby oceans, carrying elements that might affect the way…

November 17, 2020

The Columbus Dispatch recently spoke with Dr. Lonnie Thompson and Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson about the importance of the Byrd Center's on-going Ice Core Facility Renovation Project.

November 13, 2020

A melting glacier in Alaska could trigger a tsunami on Prince William Sound.  A new paper by Chunli Dai of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, and others, shows just how much of the…