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.

Roundup: Investigating the New Interior Secretary, Mercury in Tibet, and the International Yak Conference

15 April 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, learn about investigations into the new Interior Secretary, mercury concentrations in Tibet, and what was discussed at the International Yak Conference.

Roundup: New Zealand’s ‘Sad and Dirty’ Glaciers, Dead Bodies on Mount Everest, and a Surprise in Greenland

8 April 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about New Zealand’s ‘sad and dirty’ glaciers, dead bodies on Mount Everest, and a glacier surprise in Greenland.

Roundup: Himalayan GLOFS, Glacier-Fed Rivers in Peru, and New Zealand’s Southern Alps

1 April 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, find out about the challenges of estimating GLOF trends, a new project aimed to assess climate impacts on glacier-fed rivers, and the different effects of climate on small and large glaciers.

Roundup: Catastrophe on Mt. Ararat, Albedo Effect in the Alps, and Meltwater in Greenland

25 March 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about an analysis of an 1840 catastrophe on Turkey’s Mt. Ararat, new insights on the albedo effect in the Swiss Alps, and the impact of meltwater in a High Arctic fjord.

Roundup: Andean Land-Use Change, Glacier Chronology in the US, and Mount Everest Way

18 March 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about local perceptions of land-use change in the Andes, an updated chronology of glaciation in the western US, and the dedication of Mount Everest Way in Jackson Heights, Queens.

Roundup: GLOF Risk Perception in Nepal, UAV’s in the Andes, and Swiss Avalanches

11 March 2019, by

This week’s roundup covers GLOF Risk Perception in Nepal, the use of UAV’s to track soil moisture in the Andes, and the use of explosives to trigger controlled avalanches in Switzerland.

Roundup: Blood Falls, Protecting North Cascades’ Glaciers, and Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

4 March 2019, by

This week’s Roundup covers Antarctica’s Blood Falls, a bill passed by the US Senate that could protect glaciers in North Cascades National Park, and the new Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment.

Roundup: Geopolitics in South Asia, “Last Chance Tourism,” and Antarctic Fjords

25 February 2019, by

This week’s Roundup includes escalating conflict in South Asia over water, a study on “last chance tourism,” and a look at glacial meltwater in Antarctic fjords.

Roundup: Snow Algae, Dams in Ecuador, and Patagonia’s Cashmere

18 February 2019, by

This week’s Roundup features a study of snow algae and atmospheric carbon dioxide, China’s role in Ecuadorian dam construction, and recycled cashmere sweaters by Patagonia.

Roundup: A Milestone in Cooperation, Early Warning Systems, and an Avalanche in Peru

11 February 2019, by

This week’s GlacierHub Roundup features 125 years of glacier monitoring, UNDP recommendations on early warning systems, and an avalanche in Peru.

Roundup: Lichen Colonization, Mercury Contamination, and Double Exposure

4 February 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about lichen colonization on Svalbard’s glaciers, mercury inputs from glacial rivers in High Arctic Canada, and the impact of both climate change and globalization on a small village in the Indian Himalayas.