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Glacier, Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, Svalbard

Glacier, Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, Svalbard

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Uploaded 15 Oct 2014 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2014 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Research shows that the glaciers in Svalbard are melting and getting smaller. This is taking place because the climate has become generally warmer in the past 100 years. Higher air temperatures have brought a more rapid retreat in the last 10 years.
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