In this week’s Roundup, read about why some glaciers are maintaining equilibrium—or even expanding, an overview of Himalayan glaciers, and the biogeography of North American ice worms.
Roundup: Contaminated Arctic Spiders, Sand Abundance in Greenland, and Cryoconite on the Tibetan Plateau15 July 2019, by Nabilah Islam
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.
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 Ecosystems1 July 2019, by Arley Titzler
In this week’s Roundup, read about the Rikha Samba Glacier, historical religious rituals in the Pamirs, and addressing knowledge gaps in mountain societies.
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.
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 Peru10 June 2019, by Peter Deneen
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.
In this week’s Roundup, read about 2019 World Environment Day activities, deaths on Mount Everest, and exceptional retreat of Greenland’s Kangerlussuaq Glacier.
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 America13 May 2019, by Nabilah Islam
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 Snowcock6 May 2019, by Peter Deneen
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.
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.