News tagged with mountain glaciers

Related topics:

Glacier song

Mountain glaciers represent one of the largest repositories of fresh water in alpine regions. However, little is known about the processes by which water moves through these systems. In this study published in Geology on ...

dateOct 28, 2014 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 0

Image: Orbital view of Mount Huascarán, Peru

The snow-capped mountains running through the centre of this satellite image are part of the Cordillera Blanca – or 'white range' – in South America's Andes. Even though they are part of the typically warm Tropics – ...

dateMay 16, 2014 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 3

Meltwater from Tibetan glaciers floods pastures

The earth is warming up, the glaciers are shrinking. However, not all meltwater is causing sea-level rise as feared. In Tibet, as measurements taken by an international team of researchers including the University of Zurich ...

dateJan 16, 2014 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 0