Volcanic eruptions are difficult to prepare for. Signs of activity on Cotopaxi, a glacier-covered volcano in Ecuador, and other nearby volcanoes, though, have prompted authorities to develop plans for protecting nearby residents.
Ahead of World Environment Day, several groups organized a series of events in British Columbia and Seattle, Washington to highlight threats to Tibet’s glaciers.
Levan Tielidze, a senior research scientist at the Institute of Geography at Tbilisi State University, describes some of the changes underway on Georgia’s glaciers.
In this week’s Roundup, read about the microbial ecology of glaciers, a new book about shifts in national borders motivated by glacial melt, and a movie that follows a World War II fighter through Norway’s glacial terrain.
Pierre Markuse processes images of glaciers taken by European Space Agency and NASA satellites, which offer an opportunity to admire—and lament—the state of Earth’s cryosphere.
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.
In GlacierHub’s Video of the Week, tour guide Halldor Sigurdsson walks through an ice tunnel inside Iceland’s Myvatnsjokull Glacier.
Inspiring Girls Expeditions has organized science excursions for young girls since 1999. Its Canadian program just got a major boost for 2019.
Roundup: A Glacier State Congressman Changes Tone, Minority Rights in Asian Glacier Region, and a New Early Warning System in Peru10 June 2019, by Peter Deneen
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.
A glacier researcher from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Geography captures the beauty of the European continent’s tallest peak.
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.