New knowledge about Himalayan glaciers
Satellite data from IceSat (NASA) provide new knowledge about the glaciers of the world's highest mountains. Findings in a paper published in Nature shows that Himalayan glaciers does not melt faster than other ice glaciers.
The clacier Inkhu in the Himalayas. Photo: Patrick Wagnon, IRD
Read articles in the press:
Himalayan glacier data shift to the middle ground. Nature, 22.08.2012
Påviser nedsmelting av isbreane i Himalaya.Uniforum, 22.08.2012
Jevn smelting i Himalaya. Forskning.no, 23.08.2012
ICEsat (Ice, Cloud,and land Elevation Satellite)