glacier ice

glacier ice

[′glā·shər ‚īs]
(hydrology)
Any ice that is or was once a part of a glacier, consolidated from firn by further melting and refreezing and by static pressure; for example, an iceberg.
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today at Glacier Ice Arena, 670 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, and is free and open to the public.
With our improved understanding through GRACE data and other techniques, we're now able to take any point on the global ocean and determine how much the sea level there will rise as a result of glacier ice melt," Velicogna says.
Employees from the British Consulate in Marseille and Crystal Ski Holidays once again joined forces with the town of Chamonix-Mont Blanc, the French Alpine Club, Lafuma, as well as other mountain-based organisations, and a large number of volunteers to collect rubbish left by over 500,000 yearly visitors and waste from mountain installations which reappear decades later as the glacier ice melts.
This might have enhanced the incidence of solar radiation and resulted in faster melting of the glacier ice," the authors say.
We estimate the total glacier ice volume lost from all glaciers that feed the Wordie is 179 cubic kilometres since 1966, or 319 times the volume of Sydney Harbour.
Glacier ice is the largest reservoir of freshwater on Earth, holding more water than all lakes, rivers, soils and plants combined.
Otzi's body has been studied extensively after being discovered encased in glacier ice in 1991.
Little Woolly fell through the edge of glacier ice into the raging river and got carried downriver on the current.
Kobashi and colleagues collected a roughly 500-meter-long sample of glacier ice from Greenland and sliced off sections that formed as early as 2,100 years ago.
India, March 10 -- Asia's high mountains are estimated to contain the largest concentration of glacier ice outside the north and south poles.
This requires improved estimates of the distinct individual contributions of melting seasonal snow versus glacier ice to total stream flow, in combination with rainfall and ground water.