More Evidence That Some European Glaciers Are Growing Again

  • Date: 28/10/13
  • La Depeche

The Arcouzan glacier at the foot of Mont Valier (Pyrenees) has seen its surface gain nearly 3000 m2 at the end of the winter of 2012/13 which saw heavy snowfall. For the second year, the glacier has been growing. Its surface has increased from 1.8 hectares in 2011 to 2.2 hectares in 2012 to 2.5 hectares in 2013.

Les géomètres experts mettent en œuvre du matériel de pointe pour mesurer les évolutions du glacier d'Arcouzan. /Photo PNR

The surveyors use advanced equipment to measure the changes of the  Arcouzan glacier. / Photo PNR

This is what emerges from the third series of measurements of the glacier that has just been completed.

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see also:  The first Alpine glaciers are growing again

 

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