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.
As the plateau’s glaciers melt, mercury contamination from fossil fuel emissions is being released into the region’s surface water.
Roundup: GRACE for Glacier Retreat, Heat Waves on New Zealand Glaciers, and Peatland Water Dynamics in South America13 May 2019, by Nabilah Islam
In this week’s Roundup, learn about the use of GRACE satellite information on tracking glaciers, impacts of warming on New Zealand glaciers, and water dynamics in the Andes, Bolivia, and Peru.
Recent analysis of the Himalayas shows that despite high melt rates, glacier lake outburst floods remain infrequent.
Video from Ohio State University researcher Santiago de la Peña shows raging meltwater streams already carving through the surface of Greenland.