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.
November 17, 2020

The Columbus Dispatch recently spoke with Dr. Lonnie Thompson and Dr. Ellen Mosley-Thompson about the importance of the Byrd Center's on-going Ice Core Facility Renovation Project.

September 3, 2020
Records of human history, preserved for thousands of years

Originally published in The Conversation.

By Lonnie Thompson, Distinguished University Professor, Earth Sciences, The Ohio State…

August 13, 2020

Dr. Lonnie Thompson and Dr. Richard Alley discuss the urgency and challenges associated with saving perfectly preserved atmospheric records contained within ice cores with Kristen Pope in the…