Scientists measuring the terminus of Grinnell Glacier

Scientists measuring the terminus of Grinnell Glacier

Recording data on the terminus of the glaciers found in Glacier National Park is a critical component of understanding the impacts of global climate change on the park. These scientists are using GPS units to record precise locations of the edges of Grinnell Glacier.

USGS Photo.

Posted by GlacierNPS on 2010-03-13 00:05:46

Tagged: , NPS , USGS , glacier national park , national park , national park service , global warming , climate change , climate , glacier , glaciers , repeat photography , science , research

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