Sitting on the Edge of a Troll’s Tongue

13 August 2019, by

GlacierHub writer, Maria Dombrov, shares her experiences hiking a famous rock formation called Troll’s Tongue, or Trolltunga in Norwegian, which offers scenic views of Folgefonna Glacier.

Dispatches from the Cryosphere: Intimate Encounters with the Intricate and Disappearing Ice of Everest Base Camp

25 July 2019, by

Social scientist and GlacierHub contributor Chris Dunn reflects on three months of research in the Himalayas of Nepal, where he ascended peaks, conducted interviews, and collected high-altitude black carbon samples.

New Mountain Bike Trails Highlight Long Island’s Glacier Remnants

18 July 2019, by

Glaciers shaped the Greater New York landscape, then industry exploited the glacial depositions to build New York City. Now a local non-profit is reclaiming the spoiled land for the community and honoring glaciers in the process.

To Travel or Not to Travel

17 July 2019, by

GlacierHub writer Elza Bouhassira cruises through Norway’s glacier-carved fjords and contemplates the ethical dilemma of using carbon-intensive forms of transportation in a warming world.

Dispatch From the Cryosphere: Amid the Glaciers of Antarctica and Chile

10 July 2019, by

Glacier researcher Kate Cullen spent the early months of 2019 visiting the glaciated landscapes of Antarctica and Chile, where an observer can find beauty as well as signs of a cryosphere in crisis.

Photo Friday: Jostedal Glacier—Europe’s Largest Glacier

28 June 2019, by

This week’s Photo Friday highlights Jostedal Glacier’s scenic landscape. Jostedal Glacier is mainland Europe’s largest glacier.

Roundup: Project Pressure Exhibition, Melting Swiss Glaciers Provide Opportunity, and The Tibetan Snowcock

6 May 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, glaciers are a central narrative at a world class art exhibition in Vienna, the Swiss make the best of its melting glaciers, and a study on a little-known bird, the Tibetan Snowcock.

Photo Friday: New Zealand’s Tasman Glacier

26 April 2019, by

The glacier is quickly retreating, but the Tasman Glacier still draws a crowd. A honeymooning couple share their visit to the Southern Alps.

Photo Friday: Norway’s Picturesque Sognefjord

12 April 2019, by

Nicknamed the King of the Fjords, Sognefjord is the longest and deepest fjord in Norway. This week’s Photo Friday captures Sognefjord’s beauty and expansiveness.

Photo Friday: Kevin Lyons Captures Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier

1 March 2019, by

See Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier from a local’s perspective and how human activities are bringing about rapid changes to Earth’s cryosphere.

Inspiring Girls Expeditions: Encouraging the Next Generation of Women Scientists

26 February 2019, by

The organization is dedicated to encouraging woman to pursue careers in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Photo Friday: Glacial Surfers in Iceland

1 February 2019, by

This Photo Friday, enjoy the brave Arctic Surfers, who offer stand-up paddle boarders and surfers opportunities to explore Iceland’s aquatic beauty.