Global Survey Using NASA Data Shows Dramatic Growth of Glacial Lakes

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:50 in Earth & Climate

Portal origin URL: Global Survey Using NASA Data Shows Dramatic Growth of Glacial LakesPortal origin nid: 464056Published: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 10:14Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: In the largest-ever study of glacial lakes, researchers using 30 years of NASA satellite data have found that the volume of these lakes worldwide has increased by about 50% since 1990 as glaciers melt and retreat due to climate change.Portal image: Lake Imja near Mount Everest in the Himalaya is a glacier lake that has grown to three times its length since 1990.

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