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.

Video of the Week: Kazakhstan’s Tuyuksu Glacier in The New York Times

30 January 2019, by

This week’s Video of the Week takes us to Central Asia, where a New York Times interactive documents ablation of the Tuyuksu Glacier, which supplies fresh water to millions down stream. But for how much longer?

NASA Helheim Fjord on GlacierHub

Video of the Week: Massive Calving Event at Helheim Glacier

9 January 2019, by

Watch a video of a glacier calving event at Helheim Glacier in Greenland, large enough to cover lower Manhattan to Midtown in New York City.

Photo Friday: Finding Glaciers in Alaska

16 November 2018, by

This Photo Friday features pictures of glaciers captured during a trip to Alaska by GlacierHub writer, Jasmine Gill.

Video of the Week: Freeski of the Mer de Glace

7 November 2018, by

In this week’s Video of the Week, Sam Favret takes us on a white-knuckle freeski of the Mer de Glace, the largest glacier in France. Acrobatic inversions, rotations, and icy wall rides are artfully integrated in a free-flowing ride as natural as the glacier itself.

Video of the Week: North of Nightfall

24 October 2018, by

This week’s Video of the Week takes place on Axel Heiberg Island in the Arctic Circle, where extreme mountain bikers aim to take on new heights. In the opening few seconds, a man ascends a mountain slope, carrying his bike on his shoulders. The camera pans out, so the viewer can see the vastness of […]

Photo Friday: Along the Copper River Highway

12 October 2018, by

This Photo Friday, enjoy a photo essay of a drive along the Copper River Highway in Alaska out to the delta of the Copper River, said to be the largest contiguous wetland of the Pacific Coast of North America.

Grand Teton roadtrip on Glacierhub

Reflections from Two Girls on a Rocky Adventure

26 September 2018, by

Two girls and a car, fresh out of grad school, with new perspectives on climate science. Read about our graduation trip to the Rocky Mountains.

Photo Friday: Pigeon Island’s Potential Glacial Erratic

31 August 2018, by

Have you ever seen a massive rock in the middle of nowhere and wondered how it got there? There’s a chance ancient glaciers transported it and left it behind when it melted. This Photo Friday, check out a potential glacial erratic on Newfoundland’s Pigeon Island.

Thoughts from the Grinnell Glacier Trail in Glacier National Park

22 August 2018, by

Earlier this month, I hiked the Grinnell Glacier Trail in Glacier National Park. During this hike, I reflected on my time at GlacierHub and studying climate change in Columbia University’s Climate & Society master’s program.

Photo Friday: Dodging Fires in Glacier National Park

17 August 2018, by

Have you heard about the fires engulfing part of Glacier National Park in Montana this week? GlacierHub writer Natalie Belew was in the park when the fires struck and captured photographs of the rapidly receding glaciers from the Grinnell Glacier trail in Many Glacier.

Amid High-Tech Alternatives, a Reckoning for Iceland’s Glacier Keepers

31 July 2018, by

It may be one of the longest-running examples of citizen climate science in the world. With Iceland’s glaciers at their melting point, these men and women— farmers, schoolchildren, a plastic surgeon, even a Supreme Court judge— serve not only as the glaciers’ guardians, but also their messengers.