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August 13, 2020
Even if the climate cools, 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 if global…

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…

July 8, 2020

Congratulations to Byrd Center intern and Class of 2020 graduate Kira Harris for receiving this year's Henry Brecher Technical Achievement Award! 

This award is named in honor of…

July 8, 2020

Dr. Lonnie Thompson was recently photographed for REI's Uncommon Path magazine. In his interview, Lonnie described his time collecting over 7000 meters of ice cores for climate research, spending…

June 9, 2020

So, just what does it take to make a positive impact on the lack of diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields?

 

First Lego League Team at the Byrd Center…