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One-third of sea-level rise comes from melting mountain glaciers May 17, 12:26 pm
Washington, May 17 (ANI): An international group of researchers has confirmed that melting of glaciers caused about one third of the observed sea-level rise, while the ice sheets and thermal expansion of sea water account for one third each.
NASA satellite data reveals glaciers' role in sea level rise May 17, 10:05 am
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Observations from two NASA satellites have helped scientists resolve differences in estimates of how fast glaciers worldwide are disappearing and contributing to sea level rise.
Mount Everest shedding its frozen cloak May 15, 2:39 pm
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers led by an Indian origin have found abundant evidence showing decline of snow and ice in Mount Everest region.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): A sophisticated computer model that provides a new insight into the impact of climate change on the production of icebergs by Greenland glaciers has revealed that the shape of the ground beneath the ice has a strong effect on its movement.
London, April 15 (ANI): A new research has shown that glaciers at the edge of the icy continent of Antarctica have been thinning rapidly in the last few decades and it has contributed significantly to sea level rise.
Dehradun, Apr 2 (ANI): Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson has requested India to cooperate and participate in a project to prevent the melting of glaciers and ice, both in the Arctic and in the Himalayan region.
10pc of Greenland's glaciers contribute to sea-level rise Mar 19, 11:05 am
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Scientists have looked at glaciers which behave independently from the ice sheet, despite having some physical connection to it, and those which are not connected at all to help them improve the predictions of the future contribution of Greenland's ice to sea-level rise.
London, Mar. 8 (ANI): Canada's Arctic Archipelago glaciers will melt faster than ever in the next few centuries.
Siachen Glacier shrinking due to rising temperatures Jan 4, 3:49 pm
Karachi, January 4 (ANI): The Siachen Glacier has reduced by 5.9 km in longitudinal extent between 1989 and 2009 because of rising temperatures, researchers say.
Army confirms soldiers' death in avalanche at Siachen glacier Dec 16, 9:22 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): The Army has confirmed the death of six soldiers in an avalanche struck at the Siachen glacier.
PoK landslide kills 3 soldiers, 18 others missing Dec 1, 12:52 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 1 (ANI): Landslides triggered by heavy snow killed three soldiers and buried 18 other people in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), according to the military.
Greenland 'losing 200m tons ice every year' Nov 20, 1:55 pm
Washington, November 20 (ANI): Glacier-covered Greenland has had an average net loss of 200 million tons of ice every year since 2003, scientists who are studying the changing mass of the island using satellite data have confirmed.
Washington, November 17 (ANI): Some glaciers of the Himalayas will continue shrinking for many years to come, even if temperatures hold steady, a Brigham Young University geology professor has predicted.
Glaciers cracking due to presence of excessive carbon dioxide Oct 11, 2:30 pm
Washington, October 11 (ANI): Presence of excessive levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in our atmosphere is causing global temperatures to rise and glaciers and ice caps to melt, researchers have warned.
Washington, Sept 13 (ANI): While the Himalayan glaciers in the eastern and central regions of the range appear to be retreating at a tremendous rate, those in the western Himalayas are more stable and could be growing, a new study has revealed.
Continental U.S. glaciers melting at alarming rate Aug 20, 3:48 pm
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Montana's Glacier National Park, which is a huge hit among tourists who go to see one of the park's namesake masses of ice, are melting much faster than had been predicted by scientists just a few years ago and could be gone entirely in just a decade, it has been revealed.
Greenland's ice sheet melting shatters 30-year record Aug 16, 10:10 am
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Melting over the Greenland ice sheet broke the seasonal record on August 8 - four weeks before the close of the melting season, it has been revealed.
Greenland's ice sheet melts in spurts Aug 3, 12:20 pm
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Loss of ice from Greenland's vast sheet may occur mainly in short bursts, suggest Danish scientists who used aerial photos dating back to the 1980s to plot shrinking of glaciers around the island's northwest coast.
Huge ice island breaks off from Greenland glacier Jul 18, 3:55 pm
Washington, July 18 (ANI): An ice island twice the size of Manhattan has broken off from Greenland's Petermann Glacier, researchers have revealed.
Karakoram glaciers 'not shrinking' Jul 10, 1:46 pm
Washington, July 10 (ANI): The Karakoram glaciers, located in the Karakoram Range between northern Pakistan and western China, are stumping scientists.
Rawalpindi, June 24 (ANI): Two bodies of soldiers found during the last 24 hours in the Siachen glacier's Gayari sector, have been identified as being those of sepoy Nisar Hussain from Kawrdu Village, district Skardu and sepoy Sajjad Kazmi, from Chakaar, Muzaffarabad, Pakistan administered Kashmir.
India, Pakistan to discuss Siachin today Jun 11, 11:31 am
Rawalpindi, June 11 (ANI): India and Pakistan will hold Secretary level talks over the military standoff on the Siachin glacier, here on Monday, against the growing clamour to demilitarise the world's highest battlefield.
Lost photos reveal history of Greenland ice loss May 30, 5:12 pm
London, May 30 (ANI): A set of 80-year-old photographs unearthed in a basement archive has proved that Greenland's ice was melting even faster then than it is now.he glaciers in southeast Greenland are retreating rapidly with the ongoing global climate change.
Indian Army orders probe into Siachen Glacier chopper crash May 23, 6:43 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): The Indian Army has ordered an inquiry into the Cheetah chopper crash that took place in the Siachen Glacier area of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Pilot killed in army chopper crash in Siachen May 23, 3:12 pm
Siachen (Jammu and Kashmir), May 23 (ANI): An army helicopter crashed in the Siachen Glacier area of Jammu and Kashmir.
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