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…

July 22, 2020

National Geographic published an article on July 22, 2020 discussing discoveries made using rock samples stored at the Byrd Center's Polar Rock Repository (PRR). These samples were collected from…

July 15, 2020

"As climate change threatens Earth’s glaciers and ice sheets, climatologists and chemists race to bank ice core samples for the future. By Katherine Bourzak, C&EN Staff."

Dr. Lonnie…

January 1, 2020

Chunli Dai and her work with the ArcticDEM project was recently featured in Earth & Space Science News (EOS). Read the story at

Dr. Dai's current research includes Quantifying…

December 30, 2019

Byrd Center Senior Research Associate and Principal Investigator, Dr. Aaron Wilson, discusses Birds and Climate Change on NPR's All Sides with Ann Fisher. Visit to listen to the podcast…

December 6, 2019

Doppler10 Meteorologist Drew Anderson visited the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center to "Experience what it's like in Antarctica right here in central Ohio."

View the full story at 10tv…

June 12, 2019
New study shows high-res views of where groundwater flows to the oceans

By Laura Arenschield

Researchers at The Ohio State University have created high-resolution maps of points around the…

March 26, 2019
First-ever climate change symposium held at Ohio State

By Laura Arenschield

Climate change’s effects are already widespread, accelerating soil erosion, bleaching coral reefs and prompting…