Mount Rainier: Case study of a changing Earth

Bellingham Herald: At the foot of the Nisqually Glacier, the roar of rushing water and grinding rock is so loud you have to shout to be heard. Water bursts from an ice cave the size of an aircraft hangar, its arched roof dripping in the sun. Flurries of stones clatter down canyon walls. Paul Kennard, a National Park Service geomorphologist here with a team of researchers using laser scanners to locate the volume and sources of rock coming off the glacier, wears a helmet for protection against stones streaking......

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