Media Mentions

CryoSat 10th Anniversary Science Conference

The CryoSat 10th Anniversary Science Conference has been confirmed to take place on 14-17 June 2021 Virtually
Publisher: 
EESA
Date: 
Thursday, April 22, 2021

38th International Polar Symposium

"Environmental changes in polar regions: New Problems - New Solutions" to be held 18-20 November 2021.
Publisher: 
Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun
Date: 
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Climate - Permafrost Lost

ORNL News highlights permafrost study
Publisher: 
Oak Ridge National Laboratory News
Date: 
Monday, February 15, 2021

New Climate Warnings in Old Permafrost

A new study shows a few degrees of warming can trigger abrupt thaws of vast frozen lands, releasing huge stores of greenhouse gases and collapsing landscapes.
Publisher: 
Science
Date: 
Friday, October 16, 2020

Earth Science Women's Network Member Spotlights - Colleen Iversen

Dr. Colleen Iversen is an ecosystem ecologist who uses a variety of field and laboratory techniques to understand and predict how ecosystems are shaped by environmental change.
Publisher: 
Earth Science Women's Network
Date: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

Controls on Nitrogen Nutrient Availability in the Arctic Tundra

Scientists measured how nitrogen availability to plants varies spatially and temporally in the Arctic tundra.
Publisher: 
Biological & Environmental Research
Date: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Breaking the Ice: ORNL Explorer Back from the Arctic

You think it's cold in East Tennessee? Try getting close to the North Pole, where the wind chills in early autumn routinely whip down to -25°C (-13°F).
Publisher: 
WVLT
Date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2020

Cold, Hard Data: ORNL Data Scientists Support Historic Arctic Expedition

Misha Krassovski is one of the 60 some scientific personnel who embarked on the first leg of the largest polar expedition of all time, called the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate, or MOSAiC.
Publisher: 
ORNL Blog
Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2019

Climate Change is Turning Arctic’s Carbon Sinks into Carbon Emitters

Emission data shows that the thawing of permafrost is turning these areas from carbon sinks into carbon emitters.
Publisher: 
Newsweek
Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Arctic Permafrost is Thawing Fast

As the frozen ground warms much faster than expected, it's reshaping the landscape--and releasing carbon gasses that fuel global warming.
Publisher: 
National Geographic
Date: 
Sunday, September 1, 2019