September 18, 2020

Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson talks with Mackenzie Bart of WBNS News about how ice cores preserve records of human activity, atmospheric changes, and viruses and bacteria.

September 16, 2020

Dr. Aaron Wilson discusses the far-reaching impact of the Western U.S. wildfires with The Columbus Dispatch in the article, Western wildfires cause hazy skies, intense Ohio sunsets.


September 3, 2020
Records of human history, preserved for thousands of years

Originally published in The Conversation.

By Lonnie Thompson, Distinguished University Professor, Earth Sciences, The Ohio State…

August 13, 2020
Even if the climate warming stops, study finds, glaciers will continue to shrink

Nearly 40 years of satellite data from Greenland shows that glaciers on the island have shrunk so much that even…

August 13, 2020

Dr. Lonnie Thompson and Dr. Richard Alley discuss the urgency and challenges associated with saving perfectly preserved atmospheric records contained within ice cores with Kristen Pope in the…

August 10, 2020

Forty years ago, Ohio State geography Professor John Arnfield would get into his Volkswagen Microbus and set out to study the microclimates in Columbus. His wife, Joan, marked intersections in the…

August 7, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Berry Lyons for receiving the 2020 SCAR Medal for Excellence in Antarctic Research.

Dr. Lyons has worked in Antarctica since the early 1980s and served on a number…

July 22, 2020

National Geographic published an article on July 22, 2020 discussing discoveries made using rock samples stored at the Byrd Center's Polar Rock Repository (PRR). These samples were collected from…

July 15, 2020

"As climate change threatens Earth’s glaciers and ice sheets, climatologists and chemists race to bank ice core samples for the future. By Katherine Bourzak, C&EN Staff."

Dr. Lonnie…