Geophysics News

Dec 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Since the late 1970′s, NASA has been monitoring changes in the Greenland Ice Sheet. An analysis of seven years of surface elevation readings from the agency’s ICESat satellite and four years of laser and ice-penetrating radar data from the Operation IceBridge airborne mission provides the first comprehensive picture of how Greenland’s ice is vanishing. This image shows the change in the surface elevation of the Greenland ice sheet between...

Dec 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new NASA-led study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, the melt rate of glaciers in the Amundsen Sea Embayment, West...

Nov 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An international group of scientists using data from ESA’s Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) has created the most accurate...

Nov 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Crop production may generate up to a quarter of the increase in the seasonal cycle of atmospheric carbon dioxide, with corn playing a leading role, according...

Nov 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The Sun plays a significant role in the generation of lightning strikes on Earth, according to a new study that found that over a 5-year period the United...

Nov 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new computer model called GEOS-5 has provided a high-resolution look at how carbon dioxide (CO2) – the key driver of global warming – moves...

Oct 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using a reconstruction of North American drought history over the past millennium, a team of researchers from NASA and the Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty...

Oct 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Leonardo Sagnotti of National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Rome, Italy, has found evidence that the most recent...

Oct 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using data from NASA’s and European Space Agency’s satellites that measure variations in gravitational field, a multinational team of researchers...