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  • Wildfires in Peru Could Increase Glacial Melt

    A recent study by John All et al., “Fire Response to Local Climate Variability,” investigates whether or not human interference in the fire regime of Huascarán National Park in Peru was the primary cause of an increase in fire activity in the park. The fire activity, whether caused by humans or climate variability, was poorly…

  • Using Drones to Study Glaciers

    A new study shows how Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) can be used to track high-altitude glacier change in a relatively cheap, safe and accurate way.