High-definition LiDAR sensing creates a stunning model of Washington state’s active, glacier-covered stratovolcano.
David Bernhardt is a former lobbyist for an irrigation district that would benefit from increasing the capacity of the state’s largest reservoir, which is fed by glacier meltwater.
Roundup: New Zealand’s ‘Sad and Dirty’ Glaciers, Dead Bodies on Mount Everest, and a Surprise in Greenland8 April 2019, by Runyu Liang
In this week’s Roundup, read about New Zealand’s ‘sad and dirty’ glaciers, dead bodies on Mount Everest, and a glacier surprise in Greenland.
This week’s Photo Friday features Mount Baker, a glacier-covered volcano in the North Cascades. Last week, a steam plume drew speculation about the potential for an eruption.
Rock glaciers, distinctive geomorphological landmasses, are frequently overshadowed by neighboring ice glaciers and overlooked due to their hidden nature. Although often forgotten, rock glaciers are common features in many mountain regions of the world.
Our Video of the Week features NASA analysis of the recent, albeit likely short-lived growth, to Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier.
The University of Minnesota’s Trinity Hamilton and Jeff Havig analyze how snow algae interacts with carbon, which could aid the search for life on Mars.
In this week’s Roundup, find out about the challenges of estimating GLOF trends, a new project aimed to assess climate impacts on glacier-fed rivers, and the different effects of climate on small and large glaciers.
This week’s Photo Friday features the receding glaciers of the Altai Mountains, which are located in East and Central Asia.
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.