Dispatch from the Cryosphere: Glacier Decrease in the Georgian Caucasus

18 June 2019, by

Levan Tielidze, a senior research scientist at the Institute of Geography at Tbilisi State University, describes some of the changes underway on Georgia’s glaciers.

How Mountain-Dwellers Talk About Adapting to Melting Glaciers

13 June 2019, by

A new study, coauthored by GlacierHub’s Ben Orlove, challenges the assumption that communities have to believe in climate change before they can take action.

New Funds Help Girls On Ice Canada Expand Access to Glacier Expeditions

12 June 2019, by

Inspiring Girls Expeditions has organized science excursions for young girls since 1999. Its Canadian program just got a major boost for 2019.

China’s Asejiaguo Glacier Is Retreating

11 June 2019, by

The Asejiaguo Glacier, which drains east from the China-Nepal border, is retreating, according to Landsat images examined by Nichols College glaciologist Mauri Pelto.

Roundup: A Glacier State Congressman Changes Tone, Minority Rights in Asian Glacier Region, and a New Early Warning System in Peru

10 June 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, climate change is becoming a talking point for one glacier state congressman, treatment of minorities in China’s glaciated western provinces takes stage at the UN, and a new GLOF early warning system in Peru.

New Weather Stations Aid Denali Researchers and Climbers

4 June 2019, by

Weather instruments placed atop large masts will provide scientists and outdoors enthusiasts with better information about North America’s tallest peak.

Chickamin Glacier Retreat Generates Separation and Lake Expansion

29 May 2019, by

Mauri Pelto, scientist and author at From a Glacier’s Perspective, analyzes Landsat images of southeast Alaska’s Chickamin Glacier.

Nepal Considers Uranium Mining Proposal in the Himalayas

16 May 2019, by

A decade-old proposal for uranium mining in Nepal’s remote, glacier-rich Upper Mustang region has gained renewed attention from government officials eager to boost prosperity.

North Cascade 2019 Winter Accumulation Assessment

1 May 2019, by

Early signs point toward a seventh consecutive, negative balance year for snow accumulation on the glaciers of the North Cascades.

Planning Meetings to Focus on Water Management in the Andean Region

30 April 2019, by

Officials from Chile, Colombia, and Peru will gather for a series of meetings focused on developing strategies for managing water resources in the context of climate change.

Round Up: Ice Thickness, Volcano Impacts on Glaciers, and Biodiversity in Antartica

29 April 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about projections of glacier change, the risk of melting glaciers near Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano, and the changing biodiversity of Antarctica.

The Dead of Mount Everest Are Seeing the Light of Day

25 April 2019, by

Rising temperatures are melting Himalayan glaciers, including on Mount Everest, where the corpses of dead climbers are waiting to be recovered.