Video of the Week: A Glacier in Greenland Is Growing—But Probably Not for Long

3 April 2019, by

Our Video of the Week features NASA analysis of the recent, albeit likely short-lived growth, to Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier.

Video of the Week: Glacial Thinning in Greenland

27 March 2019, by

The week’s video of the week documents glacial thinning on Kangerdlugssuaq Glacier. Kangerdlugssuaq Glacier is one of Greenland’s largest tidewater outlet glaciers.

Video of the Week: The Graceful Flow of an Ellesmere Island Glacier

20 March 2019, by

GlacierHub’s Video of the Week features animated satellite images of a piedmont glacier on Ellesmere Island, which lies in the Canadian Arctic territory of Nunavut.

Video of the Week: Investigating a Previously Unstudied Glacier in Kyrgyzstan

20 February 2019, by

In this Video of the Week, watch five students from Sheffield University explore the Tien Shan Mountain Range in Kyrgyzstan and investigate the impact of climate change on a glacier that has never been studied before.

Video of the Week: The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

13 February 2019, by

GlacierHub’s Video of the Week describes the sobering findings of the Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment, which documents the risk of climate change on the region.

Video of the Week: What Glacier Melt Means for Humpback Whales

6 February 2019, by

In our Video of the Week, marine biologists examine how climate change might impact humpback whales in the waters off the coast of Chile. Researchers utilized buoys to gather information on water composition and monitor changes in the whale’s habitat. 

Video of the Week: Kazakhstan’s Tuyuksu Glacier in The New York Times

30 January 2019, by

This week’s Video of the Week takes us to Central Asia, where a New York Times interactive documents ablation of the Tuyuksu Glacier, which supplies fresh water to millions down stream. But for how much longer?

Video of the Week: Cascading Glacier Melt in Northern Pakistan

23 January 2019, by

Our Video of the Week takes place in northern Pakistan, which is home to multiple large glaciers. Many of these glaciers are melting due to climate change, threatening vulnerable nearby communities. 

Video of the Week: Innovative Drone Soars High in the Peruvian Andes

16 January 2019, by

This week’s Video of the Week features newly developed drone technology that allows scientists to capture high-resolution video footage and photographs at peak elevations in the Peruvian Andes. 

NASA Helheim Fjord on GlacierHub

Video of the Week: Massive Calving Event at Helheim Glacier

9 January 2019, by

Watch a video of a glacier calving event at Helheim Glacier in Greenland, large enough to cover lower Manhattan to Midtown in New York City.

Video of the Week: Himalayan Rap

2 January 2019, by

This week’s video features Himalayan rap set in New York City, featuring references to Tsampa, a classic item of Tibetan cuisine.

Video of the Week: Reviving the Quechuan Language

19 December 2018, by

Quechua is the native language of the Andes. Colonization nearly erased the oral tradition, but one Quechuan woman is on a mission to preserve her language through literacy.