How Mountain-Dwellers Talk About Adapting to Melting Glaciers

13 June 2019, by

A new study, coauthored by GlacierHub’s Ben Orlove, challenges the assumption that communities have to believe in climate change before they can take action.

Video of the Week: A Stroll Through Myvatnsjokull Glacier

12 June 2019, by

In GlacierHub’s Video of the Week, tour guide Halldor Sigurdsson walks through an ice tunnel inside Iceland’s Myvatnsjokull Glacier.

New Funds Help Girls On Ice Canada Expand Access to Glacier Expeditions

12 June 2019, by

Inspiring Girls Expeditions has organized science excursions for young girls since 1999. Its Canadian program just got a major boost for 2019.

China’s Asejiaguo Glacier Is Retreating

11 June 2019, by

The Asejiaguo Glacier, which drains east from the China-Nepal border, is retreating, according to Landsat images examined by Nichols College glaciologist Mauri Pelto.

Roundup: A Glacier State Congressman Changes Tone, Minority Rights in Asian Glacier Region, and a New Early Warning System in Peru

10 June 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, climate change is becoming a talking point for one glacier state congressman, treatment of minorities in China’s glaciated western provinces takes stage at the UN, and a new GLOF early warning system in Peru.

Photo Friday: Nelly Elagina’s View of Mount Elbrus

7 June 2019, by

A glacier researcher from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Geography captures the beauty of the European continent’s tallest peak.

The Impact of the GRACE Mission on Glaciology and Climate Science

6 June 2019, by

One of the most revolutionary advances for physical sciences in recent decades is the GRACE mission, aimed towards better understanding of the mass changes of the planet’s hydrosphere and cryosphere.

https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/92891/glacier-flour-in-greenland-skies

How Dust From Receding Glaciers Is Affecting the Climate

5 June 2019, by

Little is known about the amounts and sources of ice nucleating particles in the Arctic. But as Arctic glaciers recede, a study on Svalbard indicates their dust will alter cloud properties and shorten their lifetime.

New Weather Stations Aid Denali Researchers and Climbers

4 June 2019, by

Weather instruments placed atop large masts will provide scientists and outdoors enthusiasts with better information about North America’s tallest peak.

Roundup: World Environment Day, Mount Everest Deaths, and Kangerlussuaq Glacier Retreat

3 June 2019, by

In this week’s Roundup, read about 2019 World Environment Day activities, deaths on Mount Everest, and exceptional retreat of Greenland’s Kangerlussuaq Glacier.

UNESCO-Recognized Glaciers Could Shrink 60 Percent by End of Century

30 May 2019, by

Glaciers found within 21 of 46 UNESCO World Heritage sites could completely disappear by 2100, according to new research published by the American Geophysical Union.

Chickamin Glacier Retreat Generates Separation and Lake Expansion

29 May 2019, by

Mauri Pelto, scientist and author at From a Glacier’s Perspective, analyzes Landsat images of southeast Alaska’s Chickamin Glacier.