08 Jun New research available on Columbia Basin glaciers
The five-year study on the status of glaciers in the Columbia Basin done by researchers Brian Menounos and Ben Pelto has recently been released. The Canadian Columbia Basin Glacier and Snow Research Network has made the full report and summary of “Glaciers in the Canadian Columbia Basin Technical Report” is available to the public. The lead researchers will also be sharing their findings in an upcoming webinar, which will provide an overview of the research, key findings ,and how the data can inform decision-making into the future. RSVP for the webinar on Monday, June 29 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 PT.
“From 2014 to 2019, the Network—a partnership of universities, industry and government—monitored six glaciers through field study, automated monitoring stations and LIDAR to advance the understanding of the Canadian Columbia Basin’s snow and glaciers (also known as the cryosphere), as well as their downstream contributions to water resources and ecosystems.”
Read the summary,