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The Glacier - Climate Connection

September 26, 2022

The Glacier-Climate Connection geonarrative tells the story of the U.S. Geological Survey Benchmark Glacier Project, one of the longest running studies of glaciers on Earth. Interactive maps and descriptive images highlight how decades of glacier field research and modern technologies are applied to better understand the physics that control glacier dynamics, the connection between climate and glaciers, and downstream impacts of glacier loss. At a time when glaciers are changing rapidly, the project provides key scientific insight that can inform sea level and water resource management strategies.