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.

Roundup: East Antarctic Ice Sheet, Mining Impacts and Flood Preparation

11 June 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the fast moving margins of the East Antarctic ice sheet, environmental impacts of mining in glacier regions, and preparing for glacier lake outburst floods in India.

Roundup: Plant Succession, Glacier Surges and Organic Pollutants

4 June 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the role of phosphorus on ecosystem development in cold-arid regions, up-glacier surges of tidewater glaciers in Svalbard and hexachlorobenzene pollution in the Svalbard fjords.

Fauna growth in Antartica on places exposed due to melting

Roundup: Ice Streams, Carbon Sequestration and Glacier Recession

28 May 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about the ice streams in Northeast Greenland, iceberg melting and biological feedbacks in Antarctica, and the future of Mount Kenya’s glaciers.

Photo of the Khumbu Icefall

Roundup: Mt. Everest Climbing, Glacier Movie, and Plants

21 May 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about how climate change is affecting an Everest climbing route, a new movie on a glacier in Iceland, and plants recently exposed by glacial retreat.