A stunning image of Sheridan Glacier in southeast Alaska from Operation Ice Bridge, which after a decade of airborne ice observations, has been replaced by a new satellite.
Glacier monitoring programs are essential to the national and global climate policy-making process. A recent study assessed the status of glacier monitoring programs around the world.
This week’s Video of the Week features a short clip of researchers installing an automatic weather station on Yala Glacier in Nepal.
Glaciologists at ETH Zurich and WSL assessed the global water storage and hydropower potential that could be freed up in future as glaciers melt in response to climate change.
In this week’s Roundup read about a new carbon sink discovered––proglacial freshwaters, a National Geographic feature on GLOF risk in the Himalaya, and an invasive plant species has taken root in Antarctica’s glacier forelands.
In this week’s Roundup read about a Huna Tlingit woman’s wolf-inspired song, the history of an opponent of glacier theory, and a new study classifying rock glaciers.
Roundup: Effects of High Latitude Dust, The First Proglacial Sediment Inventory, Glaciers and New Zealand’s Paleoclimate18 November 2019, by Peter Deneen
In this week’s Roundup read about the effects of Arctic dust, the first proglacial sediment inventory, and how glacier fluctuations inform New Zealand’s paleoclimate record.
A researcher at the Tbilisi State University in Georgia, created a 3D map, or GIF, showing the retreat of the Gergeti Glacier over the period 1882-2019.
The World Meteorological Organization convened a three-day summit to identify priority actions to support more sustainable development, disaster risk reduction, and climate change adaptation in high-mountain areas and downstream.