In this course, we study the behavior of glaciers. Learn about glacier mass balance, the transformation from snow to ice, ice flow, ice core science, and basal processes. These are tools needed to investigate the role of glaciers in the climate system. This course focuses on the Arctic glaciers. Climate changes projected for the future indicate a larger temperature increase over the Arctic than at lower latitudes. This increases the vulnerability of glaciers located in this particular region.
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