As a student, I had no idea that I ever wanted to study anything related to science- much less the “hard” sciences. Often, I was pointed in the direction of social science because of my writing ability and creativity. Although my high school days weren’t long ago, this...Read More
Iceland is, in fact, a land of ice. It is home to at least 269 glaciers, which occupy the equivalent of over 1.4 billion Olympic swimming pools. But those glaciers are melting, causing the land underneath to rise as the weight of the ice lifts. According to a new study...Read More
Symposium on Glaciology in High-Mountain Asia (1 – 6 March, 2015) “The high mountains of Asia are estimated to contain one of the greatest concentrations of glacier ice outside the polar regions, and are the headwaters of rivers which support agriculture and...Read More
Mount Aragats, a 13,435 ft mountain peak in northwest of Armenia, is also located in northwest of Yerevan and north of the Ararat Plain. There is no doubt that it is the highest mountain in Armenia, which belongs to the World Country High Points peak list. Aragats is a large...Read More
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