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)

Published Nov. 10, 2013 7:05 PM - Last modified Oct. 31, 2018 2:59 PM