A brilliant in depth case study (more higher tier suitable but a good read for all!) on how Alpine resorts are coping with climate change.
Iceland is rising at a faster pace as global warming melts the island’s ice caps, scientists say. We learnt several of the waterfalls we visited in Iceland were a result of isostatic rebound. This article takes this into more depth.
What is the Quaternary and what happened to the Earth’s climate during this period? Wider reading for students wanting to think more like geographers for the top marks.
This is a superb website full of information linked to our study of Cold Environments. Grab some new and interesting case studies to widen your knowledge here.
When British explorers first surveyed the glacier in 1794, its nose extended to the northern edge of Heather Island, near the mouth of Columbia Bay. The glacier held that position until 1980, when it began a rapid retreat.
Revision questions sheet for Ice on the Land
Australia actually gets more snow than Switzerland, but after an unusually hot summer the flakes have fallen unusually late this year.
The iceberg is bigger than Chicago and, at a third of a mile thick, could take more than a year to melt.
At least 12 people, believed to be local Nepalese Sherpa guides, have been killed by an avalanche on Mount Everest. The accident is believed to be the single biggest loss of life on the slopes of the world’s highest mountain.
A river of ice in Greenland has become the fastest-flowing glacier currently known in the world, a study suggests.