A shrinking glacier

This summer I went on a beautiful hike to Kesselwandferner (Ferner = austrian word for glacier) and beyond. When we came back my friend looked through some pictures he took on the same hike almost 10 years earlier in 2006. … Continue reading

Debris covered glaciers

One day in September, I joined my friend and colleague Lindsey on her field work to Suldenferner. Lindsey is a glaciologist with a particular interest in debris covered glaciers. I only learnt of the existence of this kind of glacier … Continue reading

Melting ice cubes

On the “Day of alpine science” in Innsbruck I explained the difference between melting ice in sea water and fresh water to students and the general public. I wrote about the mystery of the cold room on my friend Mirjams … Continue reading