Satellite images show rapid growth of glacial lakes worldwide

Number of glacial lakes rose by 53% in 1990-2018 to reveal impact of increased meltwaterGlacial lakes have grown rapidly around the world in recent decades, according to satellite images that reveal the impact of increased meltwater draining off retreating glaciers.Scientists analysed more than quarter of a million satellite images to assess how lakes formed by melting glaciers have been affected by global heating and other processes. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/31/satellite-images-show-rapid-growth-glacial-lakes

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