The Tibetan Plateau or Third Pole (TP) covers over 5 million km2 and contains ~46,000 glaciers. These glaciers constitute one of Earth’s largest stores of fresh water which feeds Asia’s largest rivers and helps sustain 1.5 billion people.
OCTOBER 20, 2015
The Ohio Department of Transportation Auditorium, 1980 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43223
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
On Tuesday August 11, 2015, the National Research Council (NRC) released a major study on “A Strategic Vision for NSF Investments in Antarctic and Southern Ocean Research”. It recommends, amongst other items, a major new initiative to investigate the past, present, and future behavior of th
BPCRC researchers Santiago de la Peña, Ian Howat, and Ellen Mosley-Thompson recently authored a paper describing changes in the structure of the western Greenland Ice Sheet caused by atmospheric warming and consequent increase in surface meltwater production over the past two decades.
The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center and American Lung Association hosted a viewing of the live webcast for the Whitehouse Summit on Climate and Health.