Archive for February 13, 2013

Dimishing Arctic sea ice - CryoSat reveals facts about ice volumes

An international team of scientists led by University College London provided insight into decline of Arctic sea ice volume and generated estimates of the sea-ice volume for the 2010–11 and 2011–12 winters over the Arctic basin using data from ESA’s CryoSat

New eruption of Paluweh volcano

The number of small tremors and emissions of ash at Paluweh (also known as Rokatenda) volcano increased in October 2012, and continued into February 2013, probably indicating growth of the lava dome. After months of rumbling, an explosive eruption occurred on