In this week’s Roundup, read about a uranium mining proposal in Nepal, how receding glaciers cause cloud formation, and the impact of land use change on the glaciers of Xinjiang, China.
Declining water availability in the Andes inhibits the productiving of the bofedales, which indigenous, pastoral communities rely upon for grazing their llamas and alpacas.
Small and medium-sized glaciers in New Zealand are extremely sensitive to both anthropogenic and natural climate changes. A new study reveals the dynamics.
Simulations reveal how different types of calving events produce different types of tsunami waves, which could help coastal communities better protect themselves.
High-definition LiDAR sensing creates a stunning model of Washington state’s active, glacier-covered stratovolcano.
Roundup: New Zealand’s ‘Sad and Dirty’ Glaciers, Dead Bodies on Mount Everest, and a Surprise in Greenland8 April 2019, by Runyu Liang
In this week’s Roundup, read about New Zealand’s ‘sad and dirty’ glaciers, dead bodies on Mount Everest, and a glacier surprise in Greenland.
Rock glaciers, distinctive geomorphological landmasses, are frequently overshadowed by neighboring ice glaciers and overlooked due to their hidden nature. Although often forgotten, rock glaciers are common features in many mountain regions of the world.
Our Video of the Week features NASA analysis of the recent, albeit likely short-lived growth, to Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier.
The University of Minnesota’s Trinity Hamilton and Jeff Havig analyze how snow algae interacts with carbon, which could aid the search for life on Mars.
Last-chance tourists often visit remote destinations to take in the beauty and experience of a place that may not be the same in the future. But in doing so, they are contributing to climate change, negatively impacting these destinations through carbon-intensive travel.