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March 15, 2017

W. Berry Lyons, director and professor for Ohio State’s School of Earth Sciences and researcher with the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, is the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright U.S.…

January 31, 2017
A new 7000 years ice core record suggests a high altitude Alpine glacier is now accelerating due to recent atmospheric warming

The first Alpine ice cores drilled to bedrock in an Eastern Italian…

January 25, 2017

Emily Sambuco, an undergraduate student working within the Byrd Center’s Education & Outreach Group, has received the 2016-17 Taaffe Award for Outstanding Undergraduate in Atmospheric Science…

January 4, 2017

A key glacier in Antarctica is breaking apart from the inside out, suggesting that the ocean is weakening ice on the edges of the continent. The Pine Island Glacier, part of the ice shelf that…

November 17, 2016

In September, two Ohio State researchers journeyed north to test technology developed under the UWBRAD (Ultra Wideband Software Defined Microwave Radiometer for Ice Sheet Subsurface Temperature…

November 10, 2016

EARTHSC 6750: Paleoclimatology

Instructor: Dr. Lonnie G. Thompson

Climate change is happening now and is expected to accelerate over the 21st century! Would you like to know more about…

October 25, 2016

The Byrd Center mourns the loss of friend and colleague Gordon Hamilton who died in a tragic accident in Antarctica on Saturday, October 22. Gordon, a Senior Research Associate at the Byrd Polar…

October 4, 2016

The Systems Manager is primarily responsible for the development and maintenance of the BPCRC websites, web servers, and database servers, including the development of any research project web…

September 13, 2016

The first ever high-resolution, three-dimensional topographic maps of Alaska have been released to the public less than a year after the announcement of a White House Arctic initiative in direct…