Roundup: Snow Sublimation, Indian Hydropower, and Predators

3 September 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about snow sublimation on a Himalayan glacier, hydropower production in India, and the Predator First Paradox.

Photo of the Teesta River

Roundup: The Teesta River, World Water Week, and the Mountain Cryosphere

27 August 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, learn about how climate change and policy affects South Asia’s Teesta River, see the launch of World Water Week, and discover the importance of the concept of loss and damage for the cryosphere.

Record-speed melting ice in Greenland

Roundup: New Scholarships, Planetary Thresholds and Threatened Glaciers

20 August 2018, by

This week, learn about a new scholarship that was offered this year to Quechua speakers, the dangers of crossing planetary thresholds, and how Columbia’s glaciers may become extinct.

Roundup: Deadly Glacier Calving & Groundbreaking Assessments

13 August 2018, by

For this week’s Roundup, read about a deadly glacier in Norway, inducting new species into the “highest known vascular plant” category, and a recent assessment report on glaciers in the Peruvian Andes.

Kebnekaise Mountains on GlacierHub

Roundup: Swedish Mountain, Glacier Retreat and Glacier Forelands

6 August 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the dethroning of Sweden’s tallest mountain after its glaciers melted, glacier retreat on Maliy Aktru Glacier in Russia, and the anthropogenic influence on primary succession in glacier forelands.

Roundup: Oxygen Isotope, Non-biting Midges and Prokaryotes

30 July 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the first Holocene oxygen isotope record from the Aleutian Islands, species composition of the nonbiting midges family in glacier-fed rivers, and the diversity of prokaryotes on the Lewis Glacier in Kenya.

Andes Mountains

Roundup: Sustainable Development, Recovering Glaciers, and Disaster Governance

23 July 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about experts united for sustainable mountain development, a study on the Holocene history of Helheim Glacier, and the impact on disaster governance in Ladakh, India.

Roundup: Religion, Economic Impacts, and Glacial Recession

16 July 2018, by

This week, explore climate change and religion, the economic impacts of climate change on glacial river systems, and the recession of the Drang Drung glacier.

Roundup: Plant Life in Extreme Conditions, Freshwater in Tibet, and Alaskan Salmon

9 July 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, we have the study of plant life in extreme weather conditions, an analysis of the availability of fresh water sources in the Tibetan Plateau, and research on the effect global warming on the Alaskan salmon population.

Photo of Fly species examined by the study

Roundup: Mercury in Meltwater, Fish in Himalayas, and Black Flies in Colombia

2 July 2018, by

In this weeks Roundup, read about mercury in meltwater in Tibet, fish diversity in Himalayan streams, and black flies in Colombia.

Black Fly

Roundup: Iceland Eruption, Black Flies and Black Carbon

25 June 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the geology behind Iceland’s Holuhraun eruption, distribution of black flies in the Columbian Andes, and the effects of black carbon from Urumqi on glacier melting on the Tian Shan mountains.

Roundup: New Purple Bacteria, Chilean GLOFs, and Glacier Flow Rates

18 June 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, check out recent studies on a new purple bacteria species discovered in a western Chinese glacier in the Tianshan, GLOF characteristics in the arid Andes of Chile, and the nature of glacier flow rates through exit glaciers in Greenland.