Roundup: Antarctic Sublittoral, Ice Mélange, and Glacier Mass Loss

14 May 2018, by

In this week’s roundup, learn more about the Antarctic sublittoral, ice mélange and glacier mass loss in the Russian Arctic.

Roundup: Project Trumpmore, Yak Herders, & the 2018 St Andrews Prize

7 May 2018, by

For this week’s Roundup, learn about a new glacier art project involving carving President Trump’s face onto a melting iceberg, Bhutanese yak herders’ perspective of climate change, and the Mountain Institute, Peru, winning the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2018.

High Mountain Asia, the Tibetan Plateau (Image: Source)

Roundup: A Soldier’s Mother, Hydropower, and Supraglacial Ice Melt

30 April 2018, by

In today’s Roundup, learn more about a mother who donated her ancestral jewelry to help soldiers on a glacier, controversial hydropower, and another reason why certain glaciers melt faster than others.

Roundup: Zinke, Wilkes Island, and Black Flies

23 April 2018, by

In today’s Roundup, learn more about Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s restoration plan for Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park, increasing ice mass loss in Wilkes Island, East Antarctica, and the distribution of black flies in the Andes Mountains.

Llama in a sea of sheep grazing in a farm (Source: Brianne Hughes/ Pinterest )

Roundup: Grounding Lines, Methane-Oxidizing Bacteria and Grazing Patterns

16 April 2018, by

In this week’s roundup, read about the recent grounding lines in Antarctica, growth of methane-oxidizing bacteria in Norway, and the effect of meltwater on the grazing patterns of herds in the Andes.

Photo of Project BlackIce logo.

Roundup: Project BlackIce, Larvae, and Nature Study Retraction

9 April 2018, by

In this weeks roundup, read about the impact that microbes can have on glacial albedo, the relationships between glacial streams and larvae size, and the retraction of a Nature study on Asian glaciers and drought.

Roundup: Tardigrade, Glacier Modeling, and Eyjafjallajökull Eruption

2 April 2018, by

In this week’s roundup, read about Tardigrade populations in glaciers, glacier modeling in response to climate change, and the potential health effects of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption.

Roundup: Karakoram Glaciers, Comparing Bacteria, and Carabid Beetles

26 March 2018, by

In this week’s roundup, read about Karakoram glaciers, microbial differences of two Andean lakes, and Carabid Beetles in Norway.

New Zealand Southern Alps (Source: Radio New Zealand)

Roundup: Collapsing Ice Shelves, Oil Spills, and New Zealand

19 March 2018, by

In this week’s roundup, read about collapsing ice shelves, Arctic oil spills and glaciers in New Zealand.

Roundup: Montana Glaciers, Coropuna, and Kelp Forests,

12 March 2018, by

In this week’s roundup, read about shrinking glaciers in Montana, kelp forests in the Arctic and studies on glacier loss in Peru.

Roundup: Mt. Kilimanjaro, a Glacier Ride, and Rescued Migrants

5 March 2018, by

In this week’s Roundup, learn about the climate mode variability affecting Kilimanjaro’s glaciers, the refugee crisis in the Alps, and a 6-day glacier ride across two national parks.

Roundup: Remote Sensing, Arctic Civilizations, and Glacier Disaster

26 February 2018, by

In this week’s roundup, read about the use of remote sensing in monitoring the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet, the history of civilizations in the Arctic, and the catastrophic eruption of Mount Kazbek.