Friday, 8 January 2016

Climate Change - Repeat photography of melting glaciers

Glaciers are melting quickly in many places.

Repeat photography reveals this process.
melting of McCarty Glacier in Alaska

Trift glacier has almost disappeared in the last 70 years.
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Mount Lyell is in Yosemite National Park, California.

New research shows that glacier retreat is a global phenomenon and is "without precedent".

In 2014Exit Glacier in Alaska melted and retreated 57 metres toward the Harding ice field, which itself has lost 10 per cent of its mass since 1950.

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