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  • Icebergs in Miami possible according to new study
    Icebergs in Miami possible according to new study
    Icebergs that calved off of the Laurentide Ice Sheet when the ice sheet began melting about 21,000 years ago have been proven to have reached as far south as Miami, Florida and the Caribbean. Alan Condron of the University of Massachusetts Amherst...
  • Iceberg in the ocean
    What part of your iceberg is showing?
    The old cliché of “putting our best foot forward” suggests that we be on our best behavior when dealing with others. But we are all human and despite the best of intentions, our “lesser foot” can show up when we are...
  • Almanac
    Icebergs, the earliest 100° temperatures, shipwrecks, large hail, and seiches
    Icebergs, the earliest 100° temperatures, shipwrecks, large hail, and seiches top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on June 1.1878 - The wood...
  • Almanac
    Lake Superior icebergs, large hail, tornadoes, snow and fire
    Lake Superior icebergs, large hail, tornadoes, snow and fire top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the weather events that happened on May 8.1880 - A tornado destroyed...
  • Pine Island Glacier
    Iceberg six times the size of Manhattan has broken off from Antarctica
    An iceberg about six times the size of Manhattan, known as B31, separated from Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier on November 13, 2013, and is now being monitored by scientists. NASA geologist Kelly Brunt said the iceberg covers about 255...
  • Antarctica
    Antarctica
    After an expensive flight on Aerolineas Argentina from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia I boarded my ship for the Antarctic. There are a number of ships departing from El Fin del Mundo to the Antarctic and you may prefer a smaller ship that can get closer...
  • Columbia Glacier in Alaska has a 'stop retreating' date
    Columbia Glacier in Alaska has a 'stop retreating' date
    In a Nov. 26, 2012, CU-Boulder press release, Alaska's Columbia Glacier will stop retreating around 2020.The research team is headed by lead author William Colgan of the CU-Boulder Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences...