Thursday, August 3, 2023

Research and Monitoring of the Decline of a Mountain Valley Glacier

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Earth & Space Science, Geology, Earth Systems

Ed Hessler

This Where I Work segment by Nikki Forester from the journal Nature is about a glaciologist, Andrea Fischer, co-director of the Interdisciplinary Mountain Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences
The link above may appear in a a language you can't read; it is translatable to English via a link at the top.

Fischer and colleagues are documenting the decline of  Jamtalferner glacier near Galtür, Austria.
For information on glaciers this "Glacier Basic" from the National Park Service (NPS) should answer many of your questions.

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