TITLE

THE LONG GOODBYE

AUTHOR(S)
Monastersky, Richard
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
New Scientist;04/14/2001, Vol. 170 Issue 2286, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the work of glaciologist Keith Echelmeyer to determine whether glaciers are shrinking as a result of global warming. Suggestion that environmentalists have been too quick to assume the glaciers are shrinking; Details of Echelmeyer's work flying over glaciers in Alaska using the Global Positioning System and compact airborne lasers to track changes in glaciers; His finding that most of the glaciers are shrinking; Opinion that climate is to blame for the thinning but not necessarily global warming. INSET: Running deep.
ACCESSION #
4350942

 

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