Alpine glacier :
- n a glacier that moves down from a high valley
News & Articles
- Did soot cause climate change in the 19th century?
New research suggests that soot lofted into the air during the Industrial Revolution settled on Alpine glaciers, causing them to melt.
Sept. 4, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
- Historic Alpine glacier decline linked with soot
Study shows pollution melted glaciers even as temperatures cooled By Summit Voice FRISCO — Matching climate records with ice core samples, scientists say the rapid retreat of Alpine Glaciers in Europe at the end of the Little Ice Age was probably linked with the sudden accumulation of soot particles associated with the beginning of the […]
Sept. 3, 2013 - Summit County Citizens Voice
- How soot forced the end of the Little Ice Age in 1860s Europe
( University of Michigan ) Coal soot shrank the Alpine glaciers in mid-19th-century Europe, according to new findings that show how black carbon alone -- even without warmer temperatures -- can affect ice and snow cover.
Sept. 3, 2013 - EurekAlert!