Measuring the Rise and Fall of New Zealand’s Small and Medium Glaciers

17 April 2019, by

Small and medium-sized glaciers in New Zealand are extremely sensitive to both anthropogenic and natural climate changes. A new study reveals the dynamics.

Last-Chance Tourism Spurs Eco-Consciousness and Climate Change

28 March 2019, by

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.

Photo Friday: Kevin Lyons Captures Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier

1 March 2019, by

See Alaska’s Mendenhall Glacier from a local’s perspective and how human activities are bringing about rapid changes to Earth’s cryosphere.

Inspiring Girls Expeditions: Encouraging the Next Generation of Women Scientists

26 February 2019, by

The organization is dedicated to encouraging woman to pursue careers in the male-dominated fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Roundup: Geopolitics in South Asia, “Last Chance Tourism,” and Antarctic Fjords

25 February 2019, by

This week’s Roundup includes escalating conflict in South Asia over water, a study on “last chance tourism,” and a look at glacial meltwater in Antarctic fjords.

Crash, Boom, Blast: Heavy Snowfall and the Threat of Avalanches

14 February 2019, by

With increased snowfall comes greater avalanche risk. In response, officials sometimes use controlled blasts to create avalanches that will minimize threats to adventure seekers in backcountry areas.

Photo Friday: Glacial Surfers in Iceland

1 February 2019, by

This Photo Friday, enjoy the brave Arctic Surfers, who offer stand-up paddle boarders and surfers opportunities to explore Iceland’s aquatic beauty.

Photo Friday: Alpine Tourism in the Alps

18 January 2019, by

This week’s Photo Friday features personal images from GlacierHub reader and avid skier Amanda Maughan. Her photographs include The Matterhorn, the Zermatt Ski Region, and the Jungfrau Region. 

Roundup: Government Shutdown Impacts National Parks

7 January 2019, by

National glacier parks are feeling the impacts of the government shutdown. Parks are still mostly accessible to the public and fees are not being collected, but the lack of public services has been a major issue for visitors and local businesses.

Photo Friday: Ice Collapse at Argentina Glacier

14 December 2018, by

This Photo Friday, take a look at the Glaciar Perito Moreno, where ice collapse has become a spectacle.

Photo Friday: Finding Glaciers in Alaska

16 November 2018, by

This Photo Friday features pictures of glaciers captured during a trip to Alaska by GlacierHub writer, Jasmine Gill.

Photo Friday: The Mendenhall Ice Caves

9 November 2018, by

This Photo Friday features the Mendenhall Ice Caves, located inside the Mendenhall Glacier of Juneau, Alaska. This particular glacier is one of 38 glaciers that is part of the 1500-square-mile Juneau Ice Field, which runs for 13 miles into the Mendenhall Valley, ending at Mendenhall Lake.