South America glacier decline linked with global warming

Summit Voice: Geologists are getting better at unraveling the mysteries of historic glacial episodes, as technology helps understand how the ice sheets respond to climate change. One recent research project led by scientists from Dartmouth University suggests that temperature is the driving factor in shaping the size of Peru`s Quelccaya Ice Cap. The 17-square mile glacier in the Andes has been shrinking dramatically in the past few decades, making it a global warming symbol. The findings support the idea......

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