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Traces of Giant, 2,700-Year-Old Solar Storm Detected in Greenland Ice

Flares erupting on the Sun in 2014. Image: Solar Dynamics Observatory / ESA / NASA Evidence of an unusually strong solar storm that hit Earth at 660 BCE has been detected in Greenland ice cores-a finding which An extreme form of solar storm, known as a solar proton event (SPE), struck our planet 2,679 years ago, according to new research …

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Over 40 ice fishermen rescued after the ice floe broke off in Lake Erie

Recent emails Receive breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that mattered provided the day of the week in the morning. SUBSCRIBE 9. March 2019, 23:18 GMT To Phil Helsel The Coast Guard and other agencies on Saturday rescued 46 ice fishermen who were on an ice floe near Catawba Island on the Ohio shore of the Lake …

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It is raining on Greenland's ice cap. That is a big problem.

Receive Your Daily Dose of Good News Subscribe by Grist The Beacon Changing weather conditions triggered a dramatic shift in Greenland's merger, according to a newspaper published Thursday. By combining data from satellites and weather stations, a team of scientists found that rainstorms now drive nearly a third of the fast melt of the frozen island. As regards sea-level rise, …

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Climate change: Rain melts Greenland ice sheet even in winter

image copyright Joseph Cook Caption After it rains, the surface darkens, accelerating melting Rain is becoming more common in Greenland, accelerating the melting of its ice, according to a new study. Scientists say they are "surprised" when they discover a rainfall during the long Arctic winter. The huge Greenland ice sheet is being watched closely because it contains a huge …

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Antarctica Iceberg Warning as "THOUSANDS OF EARTHQUAKE" ROCK Antarctic Ice Shelf | Science | news

The scientists observed in the summer of 2002 how the Larsen B ice shelf shattered and collapsed in just one month. Never before had such a large area – 3,250 km² – dissolved so quickly. And as climate change accelerates its environmental impact, NASA's glaciologists have made one last attempt to understand exactly how global warming affects ice. Thousands of …

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Strong winds push huge ice chunks ashore near Lake Erie

26th February 2019 Strong winds pushed huge chunks of ice on Sunday over the shores of the Niagara River, near the US-Canada border in Fort Erie, Ontario. Strong winds or bumps cause an ice storm. Currents force broken ice off the water surface to go ashore. These events are also referred to as "ice tsunamis" because of their type of …

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Accidents develop in heavy snow, ice storm; Over 2,000 flight cancellations in the Midwest and Northeast

(AP Photo / Evan Vucci) During a winter storm, snow falls on the White House, Wednesday, February 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo / Jessica Gresko) Crews remove early morning snow during a Winterstorm at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Washington. [AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite] Visitors await entry into the Supreme Court as a …

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