The Greenland Ice Sheet: Now in HD

December 18, 2014
Satellite image of Greenland outlet glaciers

New software yields the highest-resolution large-scale maps of polar ice as presented on December 18, 2014 by BPCRC's Ian Howat at the Fall 2014 AGU Meeting in San Francisco.

Why do we study Peruvian glaciers?

October 4, 2013
One small leap for drones, one giant step for mountain glaciologists

My local perspective of TARN by Nicolas Montoya

July 19, 2013
My local perspective of TARN by Nicolas Montoya

It’s been a week since the TARN members flew back to their respective homes, and two since they astounded participants from all over the world at the FORO GLACIARES in Huaraz, Peru.

Quilcayhuanca round two!

July 13, 2013
Quilcayhuanca round two!

On our second field trip to Quilcayhuanca we are accompanied by Ken Young and Molly Polk, the biogeographers of TARN. The day was spent in the valley, where we learned about the characteristics of peat and the research that Ken and Molly are doing in the Cordillera Blanca.

Cañón del Pato

July 12, 2013
Cañón del Pato

The Cañón del Pato is the wide canyon carved by the Rio Santa as it descends from the Cordillera Blanca to the Pacific Ocean.