Topic: Glaciers

Scientists Pioneer Method to Track Water Flowing in Glaciers

Aug. 10, 2015
Yahtse Glaciers in Alaska

New technique pioneered by UT Austin scientists is an essential step to understanding the future of the world’s largest glaciers as climate changes.

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Researchers Find Major West Antarctic Glacier Melting from Geothermal Sources

June 10, 2014

Thwaites Glacier, the large, rapidly changing outlet of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, is not only being eroded by the ocean, it's being melted from below by geothermal heat, researchers at the Institute for Geophysics at The University of Texas at Austin (UTIG) report in the current edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Protecting communities from rising lakes

June 7, 2012
Protecting communities from rising lakes

Professor Daene McKinney is part of a group of more than 30 scientists studying Nepal, Peru and other places affected by rising glacial lake levels.

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New Visual Arts Center Announces Inaugural Fall Season

Aug. 31, 2010

The Visual Arts Center in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin has announced its inaugural fall season, exhibitions that include works by emerging artists from around the world, renowned faculty, and notable students and alumni.

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Scientists Discover Concealed Glaciers on Mars at Mid-Latitudes

Nov. 20, 2008

Vast Martian glaciers of water ice under protective blankets of rocky debris persist today at much lower latitudes than any ice previously identified on Mars, says new research using ground-penetrating radar on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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