What happens when severe weather blocks roads in high mountain passes? This week, watch how transportation and road clearing teams, in Stelvio Pass, North Italy, work to clear roads for the season by triggering avalanches.
The National Park Service and Hoonah Indian Association are collaborating on restoring a traditional Glaucous-winged gull egg harvest within Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska.
Through a series of experimental egg harvests, they will determine best-practices and potential impacts of a harvest on gulls and other nesting birds.
An Ecuadorian glaciologist, Bolívar Cáceres, led a group of IPCC authors on a hike up to Antisana Glacier. They saw páramo wetlands and an automated weather station, and got to explore the glacier itself.
In honor of Black History Month, this Photo Friday showcases the exciting story of the first all-African American team to climb Denali, the highest peak in North America.
Today’s Photo Friday offers insight into a field expedition led by a group of explorers consisting of students, faculty, and staff from around the world. The Juneau Icefield Research Program, one of the longest running glacier expeditions, has been offering students a chance to learn about glaciers through field research conducted on Juneau Icefield.
This Photo Friday, take a hike through images across Ngozumpa glacier in Nepal, the longest glacier in the Himalayas.
A visit to a research station in the Qilian Mountains of western China brought the author to a glacier whose meltwater supplies oases along the Silk Road. Reflecting the region’s long history, the glacier has three names, one of them very surprising.
The only road in the United States that crosses the Arctic Circle is the Dalton Highway: a remote, potholed, perilous path that begins north of Fairbanks and terminates at the Arctic Ocean. For some, driving the Dalton is a bold, lonely adventure, and for others, it’s just a long commute to work. Molly Timm, field […]
It’s 9 p.m. on my 26th birthday, and I’m standing outside a trailer in the middle of the Alaskan tundra. The trailer is my workplace for the summer, and my labmates and I are waving signs— mine reads “You are Alaska”— and cheering for the runners sprinting past us, in the final meters of an […]