Roundup: Contaminated Arctic Spiders, Sand Abundance in Greenland, and Cryoconite on the Tibetan Plateau

15 July 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about metal-contaminated wolf spiders in the Arctic, sand release from glacier-filled valleys in Greenland, and the role of cryoconite in melting on the Tibetan Plateau.

Roundup: Alaska’s Heat Wave, Black Carbon in Tibet, and Artwork at The Met

8 July 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the record breaking heatwave in Alaska, black carbon records on the Tibetan Plateau, and contemporary artwork at the Met.

Roundup: Fieldwork in the Mustang Region, Cannabis Used for Ritual, and Sustainability in Mountain Ecosystems

1 July 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the Rikha Samba Glacier, historical religious rituals in the Pamirs, and addressing knowledge gaps in mountain societies.

Roundup: UNESCO Glaciers, Ice Stupas, and an Alexander von Humboldt Graphic Novel

24 June 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the state of the world’s glaciers that are located within UNESCO World Heritage sites, artificial glaciers in the Himalayas, and a graphic novel about Alexander von Humboldt.

Roundup: Cryospheric Microbes, Moving Borders, and a Glacial Chase Movie

17 June 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the microbial ecology of glaciers, a new book about shifts in national borders motivated by glacial melt, and a movie that follows a World War II fighter through Norway’s glacial terrain.

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.

Roundup: World Environment Day, Mount Everest Deaths, and Kangerlussuaq Glacier Retreat

3 June 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about 2019 World Environment Day activities, deaths on Mount Everest, and exceptional retreat of Greenland’s Kangerlussuaq Glacier.

Roundup: Melting in the Caucasus, Tibetan Lake Expansion, and Early Warning in Ecuador

20 May 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about glacier retreat in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia, glacier lake expansion on the Tibetan Plateau, and early warning systems in Ecuador.

Roundup: GRACE for Glacier Retreat, Heat Waves on New Zealand Glaciers, and Peatland Water Dynamics in South America

13 May 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, learn about the use of GRACE satellite information on tracking glaciers, impacts of warming on New Zealand glaciers, and water dynamics in the Andes, Bolivia, and Peru.

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.

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.

Roundup: Uranium Mining in Nepal, Glacier-Fed Clouds, and a Survey of Xinjiang Land Use

22 April 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about a uranium mining proposal in Nepal, how receding glaciers cause cloud formation, and the impact of land use change on the glaciers of Xinjiang, China.