Webpages tagged with «Glacier»

Published Nov. 7, 2016 11:23 AM
Published Nov. 7, 2016 11:23 AM
Image of Mount Everest and the Khumbu icefall (left) in a green-red-near infrared ASTER satellite image. Snow and ice appear white, as also humans see it. Inset to the right: Part of the mountain and ice fall as seen with a satellite image that captures infrared light that show snow and ice in dark colours. Figure: A. Kääb.
Published Oct. 29, 2014 10:00 AM

A large international study - Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) shows that Earth’s glaciers are shrinking with only a few exceptions. The scientists behind the study have applied satellite images to study the glaciers over the recent decades. The comprehensive report is now published as a book and an e-book.

Published Nov. 10, 2013 7:07 PM

The Cryosphere includes all frozen water on the Earth's surface, all areas where snow, ice and permafrost affect the landscape and processes occurring there. We find a big amount of water tied up in glaciers and icecaps in Arctic and Antarctic, but also in permafrost and smaller glaciers worldwide.

Published Mar. 18, 2013 9:43 AM

GlacioEx is a Norwegian/Canadian/US partnership exchange program (2012-2016) for studies focusing on glaciers and glaciology at Universities of Oslo, Ottawa, Alberta, Alaska, The University Centre on Svalbard (UNIS) and Simon Fraser University (Vancouver).