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Tagged by: Cryosphere

PlanetScope Data Lends Insights into the Ancient Cryosphere of Mars


Image above: PlanetScope image of glacial rock scouring on Devon Island, Canada, a research study site, taken August 28, 2022. © 2022, Planet Labs PBC. All Rights Reserved. So, how do scientists researching Mars get a sense of the climatic history of our next door neighbor? Well, they actually use a significant […]

PlanetScope + Deep Learning Improves Understanding of Glacial Lake Risk


Glacial lakes in mountainous regions are prone to outburst floods that can devastate entire communities. With climate change, glacial ice is thinning and retreating in the Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Himalaya region, posing an increasing threat to human life and requiring improved monitoring. Nida Qayyum, in the Department of Space Science at […]