Seismic stations may provide a real-time, remote monitoring system to give early warnings of glacial lake outburst floods that devastate downstream communities. Global warming is drastically increasing the risk of these floods.
Research provides new insight on mountain glacier-derived water resource systems, impacting up to 1.9 billion people globally.
Rising temperatures has accelerated the melting of this huge region dramatically since the start of the 21st century.
U geologist gives tips for touring the canyon’s glacial past.
“We do the recoveries and the collection of meteorites in Antarctica. Forty-one years now we’ve been recovering meteorites and bringing those samples to science.”