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.
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.
Weather instruments placed atop large masts will provide scientists and outdoors enthusiasts with better information about North America’s tallest peak.
In this week’s Roundup, read about 2019 World Environment Day activities, deaths on Mount Everest, and exceptional retreat of Greenland’s Kangerlussuaq Glacier.
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.
Mauri Pelto, scientist and author at From a Glacier’s Perspective, analyzes Landsat images of southeast Alaska’s Chickamin Glacier.
Harsh climate and environmental conditions makes it difficult to study species in high elevations. In a recent study published in Avian Research, scientists used camera traps to observe the elusive Tibetan snowcock in the Himalayas.
If you’re a researcher, graduate student, or a glacier enthusiast, we’re looking for contributors to “Dispatches from the Cryosphere,” a new feature series we are launching this summer.
In this week’s Roundup, read about glacier retreat in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia, glacier lake expansion on the Tibetan Plateau, and early warning systems in Ecuador.
A decade-old proposal for uranium mining in Nepal’s remote, glacier-rich Upper Mustang region has gained renewed attention from government officials eager to boost prosperity.