A Novel Way to Map Debris Thickness on Himalayan Glaciers

By combining changes in elevation with other data, scientists have developed a method for estimating the thickness of debris covering glaciers on whose water more than 800 million people depend — The accelerated melting of Himalayan glaciers—vital sources of water for more than 800 million people—is anticipated to cause acute regional water shortages by 2050. … Continue reading A Novel Way to Map Debris Thickness on Himalayan Glaciers