TITLE

The Most Endangered Glaciers

AUTHOR(S)
Schell, Orville
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);6/7/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 155 Issue 23, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the environmental impact of global warming on the Himalayas and its glaciers. According to the author, global warming has produced two major threats to the Himalayan glaciers which include the rapid acceleration of temperatures in high-altitude zones and the production of soot. Also discussed is crucial process of glacial melt to Asian rivers, such as the continuance of water flow to prevent disruption of flow.
ACCESSION #
52688146

 

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