July 8, 2020

Congratulations to Byrd Center intern and Class of 2020 graduate Kira Harris for receiving this year's Henry Brecher Technical Achievement Award! 

This award is named in honor of…

July 8, 2020

Dr. Lonnie Thompson was recently photographed for REI's Uncommon Path magazine. In his interview, Lonnie described his time collecting over 7000 meters of ice cores for climate research, spending…

June 9, 2020

So, just what does it take to make a positive impact on the lack of diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields?


First Lego League Team at the Byrd Center…

June 2, 2020

A dancer’s performance ritual confronting the anguish and fear of a planetary emergency. A multimedia art exhibition exploring the significance of plants’ carbon sequestration during the…

May 29, 2020

A remote summer REU will be offered by the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at The Ohio State University working on the Fluid Earth Viewer web application (…

May 15, 2020

The New York Times speaks with Dr. Chunli Dai, Senior Research Scientist at the Byrd Center, about the risks associated with the movement of melting glaciers, such as landslides and tsunamis. Read…

May 13, 2020

Popular Mechanics recently spoke with Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Senior Research Scientist and Principle Investigator of the Byrd Center's Ice Core Research Group at The Ohio State University,…

May 7, 2020

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Studies show evidence of previous pandemics, disasters throughout history

This story originally appeared in Ohio State News on May 07, 2020.
By Laura Arenschield…

April 24, 2020

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Though some projects are on pause, others move forward


This story originally appeared in Ohio State News on April 24, 2020.
By Laura Arenschield