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PCC Graduate Twila Moon talks about mapping Greenland glaciers

Glaciers and ice sheets move in unique and hard to map patterns as observed by satellite images that help map the speed of flowing ice in Greenland, Antarctica and mountain ranges around the world. Twila Moon, a graduate of the PCC, talks about using this evidence to help map out glaciers in Greenland. With the new database, she can study the movements of more than 240 glaciers, which comprise nearly all of the outlets from the ice sheet.

Read more at The University of Bristol

Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash on Trump and the Environment

Nives Dolsak, a professor in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, and Aseem Prakash, founding director of the Center for Environmental Politics, wrote an article for Slate Magazine talking about President-elect Trump and his attitude towards environmental regulations and the current state of climate change saying, "He can do plenty of damage. Here's how environmentalists must collaborate with and stand up to the president-elect".

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Gregory Johnson on Argo and the Study of the Ocean in Scientific American

A fleet of robots, trolling the oceans and measuring their heat content, has revolutionized scientists’ ability to study how climate change is affecting the seas. Now the aquatic machines called Argo floats are going into the deepest ocean abyss. “We know a lot from Argo now that we have over a decade’s worth of temperature data” said Gregory Johnson.

Read more at Scientific American
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