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05.04.2017
He is the man who discovered that the record of Earth's past climate is locked up in the ice of Antarctica and who highlighted the role of greenhouse gases in global warming. CNRS News looks...
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05.03.2017
French glaciologist Claude Lorius received the prestigious American Bower Award & Prize this month in Philadelphia. We look back at his exceptional career with Jerôme Chappellaz, of the...
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01.12.2017
As large icebergs are breaking away from the Antarctic peninsula, CNRS news takes a closer look at these mountains of ice adrift in the sea. Where do they come from, why do they float and what are...
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08.29.2016
On August 15, an international team of glaciologists started working on the extraction of the first “legacy ice cores” on Mont-Blanc. The aim is to create a world glacier archive bank in Antarctica....
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04.21.2016
As an open-sky laboratory, the Southern Continent provides an ideal setting to monitor the various parameters of our climate: atmosphere, snow, meteorological conditions… familiar research for...
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11.20.2015
Antarctica is still home to large populations of Adélie penguins, yet changes to their environment can rapidly render certain areas inhospitable. Since 2010, researchers are closely monitoring the...