Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Global ice volume

  • Global Ice Volume: Glacier Measurements Shed Light On Sea Level Rise ...

    The study, published in the Oct. 11 issue of the Journal of Geophysical Research, is an improvement on previous estimates of the global ice volume because it uses a physical approach, said lead study author Matthias Huss, a glaciologist at the ...


  • Data Measures Antarctic Ice More Accurately

    New data that more accurately measures the rate of ice melt could help scientists better understand how Antarctica is changing in the light of global warming. The rate of global sea level change is ... Instead, the large amount of water flowing away ...


  • Saving the Arctic Ice: Greenpeace, Greenwashing and Geoengineering (#1)

    Little attention, though, accompanied a possibly even more significant figure, released a few days ago: those who run the PIOMAS sea ice volume model at the Polar Research Center showed the 2012 sea ice volume minimum was down almost 50 percent not ...


  • An Apple Win Deals Another Blow to RIM's Blackberry

    While not a tremendous volume blow for Research in Motion, ICE's move to Apple after 8 years of relying on RIM's technology reignites questions of confidence and the competitive advantage to be had with the Blackberry and in Research in Motion.


  • Low volumes take toll on earnings at US exchanges

    ICE said earlier this month its third-quarter average daily volume fell 4 percent from a year ago, with average daily commissions on OTC energy of $1.4 million, compared to $1.5 million in the year-ago quarter.


  • ICE Reports September Futures ADV

    ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today reported futures trading volume for September and the third ...


  • Global growth worries weigh on softs complex

    LONDON: Sugar, coffee and cocoa futures prices on ICE declined on light volumes on Monday as the dollar strengthened due to worries over the outlook for the global economy. Stocks, oil and gold also fell as investors took positions ahead of the start ...


  • ICE coffee rebounds; cocoa sets three-week high

    Cocoa futures on ICE also rose, touching a three-week high with dealers concerned about increasing violence and heavy rains in top grower Ivory Coast, while raw sugar fell, giving back the previous day's gains in thin volume. December arabica futures ...


  • Deeper Look into Sea Ice

    ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) and CryoSat satellites are taking a deeper look by measuring the volume of the sea-ice cover. Measurements from show that ice has thinned in the seasonal ice zones, with extensive areas ... measurements ...


  • Carbon Dioxide Makes Ice Weaker, MIT Researchers Find

    With the increase in global temperatures and CO2, the polar ice caps could melt at a faster rate than experts previously projected.


  • Looking deeper into sea ice

    Looking deeper into sea ice. October 8, 2012. ESA satellites looking deeper into sea ice. Enlarge. The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission makes global observations of soil moisture over Earth's landmasses and salinity over the oceans ...


  • ICE canola reaches 11-day high on soy strength, export sales

    November canola rose $3.30 to $615.20 per tonne on volume of 8,105 contracts. Touched $621, the highest price since Oct. 11.


  • CME to buy rival Kansas City exchange, heading off ICE

    So far, ICE's copycat contracts of ICE's electronic exchange have garnered little volume. But CME has responded swiftly to protect its lucrative grains franchise, a mainstay of global markets for decades, expanding trading hours to keep step with ICE ...


  • What the Hell is happening to the Arctic Sea Ice?

    Ice volume tells a story much more like that of Peter Wadhams, the leader of the Polar Ocean Physics Group at Cambridge, who for years has been predicting an ice free Arctic September as early as 2015. An Ice Free Solstice? Here's what the ...


  • Big Brewers Chase U.S. Cider Growth on Craft Beer Explosion

    ... (HEIA), Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI) and Carlsberg A/S (CARLA) are all investing in cider as drinkers seeking an alternative to beer boosted U.S.


  • ICE ends 142-year tradition of open outcry trading

    ICE had said in July that it would end the tradition after volumes in the pits had dwindled in favor of electronic trading.


  • Global warming could make washout UK summers the norm, study warns

    Last month, the extent and volume of the ice reached a record low. Experts warned that the Arctic could be free of sea ice in ... This study shows that the reality may be much less pleasant. Hanna said: "While global warming itself may pass unnoticed ...


  • CME trading volume slumps in Sept.

    Rival exchange operator IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE) , meanwhile, said its daily volume averaged 1.7 million contracts last month, down 3% from a year earlier but up 25% from August.


  • Cooling the Pits: ICE Yelling Ends

    Executives at ICE say the exchange operator is responding to investor interest in electronic trading. In April 2011, such trades generated 10% of options-trading volume, according to Ben Jackson, president of ICE Futures U.S. Now it is more than 90%.


  • ICE Futures Canada: Canola futures prices higher on Monday, barley unchanged

    ... $254.50; March '14 unchanged $254.50; May '14 unchanged $254.50; July '14 unchanged $254.50; Oct. '14 unchanged $254.50.


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