Study: ‘glaciers don’t need periods of warming to trigger retreat’


By: - Climate DepotJuly 26, 2017 3:09 PM

A new model yields insights into glaciers’ retreats and advances, shows cyclic nature of tidewater glaciers From the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS via Eurekalert A University of Alaska Fairbanks study looking at the physics of tidewater glaciers has yielded new insights into what drives their retreat-and-advance cycles and the role that climate plays in these…

Source: Study: ‘glaciers don’t need periods of warming to trigger retreat’