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Cryosphere and Polar Science

Cryosphere and polar science study the frozen water part of the Earth system, ranging from the glaciers of Greenland to the ice sheets of the Antarctic. Antarctica photo by Jack Pan.

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Investigating everything from ocean physics to ice sheet and glacier dynamics to the ecology of the organisms that live at the poles.

Earth News

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Simulations Shows Magnetic Field Can Change 10 Times Faster than Previously Thought

Scientists demonstrate rapid changes are associated with local weakeni...

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UC San Diego at Epicenter of Earthquake Research

Researchers across campus are trying to improve the understanding and ...