The Maddening World of Glacial Melt & Its Politics
As far as massive (the big ones) glaciers go, that’s smokin’! According to Penn State glaciologist Richard Alley, even though the Greenland ice sheet does not seem ... and Western North America, and over time, major commercial rivers like the Yangtze ...
How climate change could cause an Ice Age in Europe
But there’s no reason to assume that there won’t be sudden collapses as well, sudden discontinuities, the way a steady dribble of small chunks of ice might fall from a Greenland glacier into the sea ... by first finding North America on the left ...
How Did The Vikings Discover America?
These people did not land in North America ... by glaciers and without pastures. Going southwards, they found a forested plain, with beaches of white sand they named Marklandia (The Forested Land), in today's Labrador. A few days later, the Vikings ...
Ice ages: Why North America is key to their coming and going
This feedback between climate and ice becomes most dramatic at the end of the cycle, when an ice sheet that has bulldozed its way too far south and ... of thousands of years into a 100,000-year glacial cycle. What makes North America so special?
Ancient Migration Patterns to North America Are Hidden in Languages Spoken Today
Sicoli began looking into the relationships between languages to model migration ... glaciers opened up the corridor between North America and Asia, they also closed the door, because, as mentioned before, Alaska itself was under a thick sheet of ice ...