Scientists skiing to Sperry Glacier to conduct measurements

Scientists skiing to Sperry Glacier to conduct measurements

Reaching the few remaining glaciers in Glacier National Park can be a challenge for scientists. As of 2009, only 25 glaciers remained in the park, most of which are located high in the backcountry.

USGS Photo.

Posted by GlacierNPS on 2010-03-13 00:04:36

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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