Roundup: Ice Sheets, Cryoconite Holes and Turbulent Heat Fluxes

26 November 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about late Quaternary meltwater pulses and sea level change, island biogeography of cryoconite hole bacteria in Antarctica, and turbulent heat fluxes in Qilian Mountains, China.

Roundup: Svalbard Glaciers, A Handy New Book, and Dissolved Organic Carbon

19 November 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about Svalbard glaciers that survived Early Holocene warming, the book “Glaciation: A Very Short Introduction,” and a study of dissolved organic carbon in Tibetan Plateau glaciers.

Roundup: Black Carbon, Dying Crustaceans, and Ice Sheet Melting

12 November 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about black carbon buildup on a Tibetan mountain, at-risk crustaceans in Patagonia, and ice sheet melting in Greenland.

Roundup: Mountain Glaciers, Biodiversity Threats, and Organic Carbon Fluxes

5 November 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about mountain glacier history in Greenland, declining glacier cover and diatoms, and organic carbon fluxes at Foxfonna Glacier.

Roundup: Citizens Tracking Glaciers, Seismic Noise, and Holocene Glaciers

29 October 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about citizens tracking glaciers, seismic noise and holocene glaciers.

Roundup: Disappearing Ice, Italian Hydropower, and Surface Energy

22 October 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about unprecedented ice loss in Russia, Italian hydropower, and debris-covered glaciers in Nepal.

Roundup: Disappearing Acts, Sound Signatures, and Cryoconite Holes

15 October 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about disappearing acts of Chinese glaciers, glacier sound signatures, and cryoconite holes.

Roundup: Scientific Tensions, Italian Hydropower, and Threatened Biodiversity

8 October 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about a dispute among early glacier researchers, hydropower in the Italian Alps, and threatened biodiversity worldwide.

Roundup: Restless Volcano, Bolivian Andes, and Capelin

1 October 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about a restless volcano in Alaska, GLOFs in Bolivia, and Capelin in Greenland.

The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket is seen as it launches with the NASA Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) onboard, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Roundup: NASA Satellite, Swiss Drought and Alaska Earthquake

24 September 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about NASA’s ICESat-2, the Swiss army’s drought relief efforts for grazing cows, and research about the 2015 Alaska Landslide at the Tyndall Glacier.

Hayden Valley Yellowstone on GlacierHub

Roundup: Subglacial Drainage, Extremophiles and Yellowstone Name Change

17 September 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about Yukon’s subglacial drainage system, extremophiles on Deception Island and a name change application by Native Americans for Yellowstone.

Roundup: Shifting Ice Age, Plane Wrecks and Receding Streamflows

10 September 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, discover what may have caused mysterious shifts in ice age rhythms, uncover wreckage of a plane in a Swiss glacier, and learn how summer streamflows may be affected by glacier recession in the Cascades.