Glacier photos illustrate climate change
Climate is changing—there should be zero doubt about this circa 2017. The outstanding issue for the geoscience community has been how we best portray to this to the public. In their GSA Today article, a team of experts in the field—Patrick Burkhart, Richard Alley, Lonnie. Thompson, James Balog, Paul E. Baldauf, and Gregory S. Baker—present an exceptional example.
|Retreat of the Columbia Glacier, Alaska, USA, by ~6.5 km between 2009 and 2015|
[Credit: James Balog and the Extreme Ice Survey]
Source: Geological Society of America [March 30, 2017]