Rocky Rex's Science Stuff
Saturday, 19 November 2016
Climate Change - Repeat photography of melting glaciers
are melting quickly in many places.
- at the top, 1940, compared with the lower image from 2006.
reveals this process.
Mount Lyell is in Yosemite National Park, California.
New research shows that
glacier retreat is a global phenomenon
and is "without precedent".
in Alaska melted and retreated 57 metres toward the Harding ice field, which itself has lost 10 per cent of its mass since 1950.
Easton Glacier in 1990, 2003 and 2015 from same location.
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