Media Mentions

Ice Wedge Polygons – Nature’s Biscuit Cutters

A network of low-centred ice-wedge polygons (5 to 20 m in diameter) in Adventdalen, Svalbard
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Friday, May 18, 2018

Soil Moisture a Huge Factor in Arctic Carbon Release

ORNL staff member Kenneth Lowe operates a Big Beaver auger drill with customized SIPRE auger (Jon’s Machine Shop, Fairbanks, AK) mounted on a sled to remove frozen soil cores at the Barrow Environmental Observatory. (Credit: David Graham, Oak Ridge Nation
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Monday, May 14, 2018

Soil Moisture a Huge Factor in Arctic Carbon Release

The tundra continues to warm up in the Arctic as climate change continues. While researchers agree that the increase in temperature will lead to carbon being released that was previously stored in the frozen tundra, a factor many researchers underemphasiz
Publisher: 
Environmental Monitor
Date: 
Monday, May 14, 2018

The Great Thaw of America’s North is Coming

One of the most profound effects of a warming world is underway on US soil – the impact will force thousands to relocate, and have far-reaching, global consequences. Sara Goudarzi reports from Alaska.
Publisher: 
BBC
Date: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

The Fate of Permafrost

A skeleton is to a human body what permafrost is to Arctic land.
Publisher: 
NPS
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Friday, January 5, 2018

Thawing Permafrost in Alaska

Alaska's thawing permafrost puts huge portions of state's foundation at risk.
Publisher: 
CBS News
Date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Focused on Climate Change, Governor of California Visits Nome

It might be common for most Alaskans to hear that the Governor of Alaska visited Nome, but what if a Governor from the Lower 48 stopped by instead?
Publisher: 
KNOM
Date: 
Friday, September 8, 2017

Three EESA scientists receive DOE Early Career Research Awards

Three Earth and Environmental Sciences Area (EESA) scientists have been selected as recipients of the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Early Career Research Award out of a pool of ~700.
Publisher: 
Berkeley Lab
Date: 
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Dr. Richard Norby named Fellow in the American Geophysical Union

Dr. Richard Norby has been named a Fellow in the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Publisher: 
ORNL Division News
Date: 
Friday, July 28, 2017

Susan Hubbard Named 2017 American Geophysical Union Fellow

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) has named Susan Hubbard, Associate Laboratory Director for the Earth & Environmental Sciences Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as a 2017 AGU Fellow.
Publisher: 
Berkeley Lab
Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017