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Cryosphere

2 Aug 2019 Cryosphere
Keeping track of our melting glaciers

I have been part of expeditions to the Khumbu Glacier in the Everest region since 2016. It is quite a ...

18 Mar 2019 Cryosphere
To share is to care, for the HKH and beyond

Sharing cryosphere data and knowledge can contribute to better science, development planning, adaptation, and disaster risk management in the mountains ...

24 Jan 2018 Cryosphere
Fieldwork in the Himalaya

Getting there My heart still skips a beat whenever I recall my first field visit to Rikha Samba Glacier ...

20 Jun 2017 Cryosphere
How wet is the snow?

He pulled the string of the generator one more time, It did not move an inch. Not only was the ...

22 Mar 2017 Cryosphere
The cold does not bother her anyway

On her desk, Gunjan Silwal is engrossed in her computer, analyzing glacier mass balance data, working on figures and graphs ...

19 Dec 2016 Cryosphere
Into the Hidden Valley: On a Quest for High Mountain Data

I assume most glaciologists would have interesting stories to share about their work: the experience of studying glaciers, their research ...

19 Dec 2016 Cryosphere
UAV, a learning on a new technology on glacier monitoring

The day when my supervisor asked me to join the  practical, field-based training on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ...

10 Jun 2016 Cryosphere
AWS On Ice

One of the biggest unknowns in how glaciers will respond to climate change are the meteorological conditions and melt rates ...