Okjökull was once a large glacier in Iceland located in western Iceland on top of the volcanic mountain Ok.
Moraines are the piles of dirt and rock that are displaced by a glacier as it moves across the landscape. These debris fields exist in areas that are currently glaciated and in places where glaciers have moved through in the past. Rocks, soil and other geological materials are caught up […]
Geographer Hans-Joachim Fuchs is convinced that the use of windscreens to funnel kabatic winds (cold winds that blow downhill) in order to keep them on top of the mountains will help prevent glacier melt. An article in the German magazine, Der Spiegel, notes that researchers estimate that all European’s glaciers […]