An expedition in Bhutan examines climate, glaciers and water resources in the Himalayas
Read more about the Bhutan expedition:
Scientist At Work, Notes from the Field, Aaron Putnam’s blog hosted by NYTimes.com.
Bhutan’s Melting Glaciers Hold a Mirror to Earth’s Future Climate, by Matt Rhodes, Medill at Northwestern University.
Taklamakan Desert, southwest Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, northwest China
Read more about Putnam’s Work in China: Where’s the Water? Signs of Ancient Lakes in China’s Parched Desert, by Rosa Lin and Gretchen Roecker, Medill at Northwestern University.
Cordillera Darwin Mountain Range, Patagonia, Chile
Read more about Comer Fellow’s work in Cordillera Darwin.
Chronology of Late Holocene Moraines, Cordillera Darwin, by Brenda Hall & Charlier Porter, University of Maine Climate Change Institute.
Charlie Porter remembered as a dear friend and a valued member of the University of Maine research team.
Southern Alps, New Zealand
See more about the Lamont Doherty team’s research in New Zealand:
The technique used to track the movement of glaciers through time is called surface exposure dating, and in a new video produced by the American Museum of Natural History, a professional film crew follows the scientists from New Zealand to Lamont’s geochemistry lab in Palisades, NY to show how the process works.
Shrinking Glaciers: A Chronology of Climate Change
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, July 20, 2012.
Wind River Range, Wyoming, United States
Read more about Aaron Putnam’s research:
Wind and Rain Belts to Shift North as Planet Warms, Says Study
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, September 23, 2013.