Photo of the Day

Glaciers and Sea Level RiseGlaciers and Sea Level Rise (cc photo by NASA Goddard photo and video)

The Aletsch Glacier in Switzerland is the largest valley glacier in the Alps. Its volume loss since the middle of the 19th century is well-visible from the trimlines to the right of the image.

Learn more about the contributions of glaciers to sea level rise, here.

Credit: Frank Paul, University of Zurich

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