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.

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…

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…

January 1, 2020

Chunli Dai and her work with the ArcticDEM project was recently featured in Earth & Space Science News (EOS). Read the story at

Dr. Dai's current research includes Quantifying…

December 30, 2019

Byrd Center Senior Research Associate and Principal Investigator, Dr. Aaron Wilson, discusses Birds and Climate Change on NPR's All Sides with Ann Fisher. Visit to listen to the podcast…

December 6, 2019

Doppler10 Meteorologist Drew Anderson visited the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center to "Experience what it's like in Antarctica right here in central Ohio."

View the full story at 10tv…