May 9, 2022

A recent report published by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) provided a comprehensive assessment of environmental changes in the Third Pole.

Lonnie Thompson, Byrd Center…

April 6, 2022

In January 2022 USG submitted a letter to OSU senior leadership in support of ice core facility renovations at the Byrd Center.  The Byrd Center welcomes USG’s engagement and partnership. 

January 12, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson and Dr. Lonnie Thompson for receiving the Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change from the BBVA Foundation!

Details and BBVA press…

November 11, 2021

The freezers that have been active within the Byrd Center for over 30 years are beginning to show their age and fall into disrepair.

November 8, 2021

PBS Newshour Story featuring Dr. Lonnie Thompson, Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Dr. Emilie Beaudon, and the ice core storage facility.


July 28, 2021
USDA-funded project will help farmers respond to changing conditions.
July 21, 2021
Most of the viruses were previously unknown to humans, study finds.
June 30, 2021

Stacy Porter, a Postdoctoral Scholar with the Byrd Center's Ice Core Paleoclimatology group, recently published "Reconstructing an Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation Index from a Pacific Basin-Wide…

June 29, 2021
A new study by Byrd Center Research Scientist, Dr. Lonnie Thompson, indicates icecaps are losing mass rapidly.