There are hills, rounded, blunt, burned, squeezed up out of chaos, chrome and vermilion painted, aspiring to the snowline
," she later wrote.
Climate change models project that the historical snowline
will get higher in elevation as a result of regional warming.
It means an extra two to three weeks a year in the "freeze-free" season, he said, which translates into the snowline
staying 600 feet higher than before in the region's mountains.
The other night three of us were huddled among boulders high above the snowline
on Schiehallion waiting for dawn for a final push to the summit.
To monitor snow cover variability, Paudel and Andersen (2011) firstly analyzed the spatial and temporal variability of snow cover in the Trans Himalayan region of Nepal during last decade and then proposed five practical steps in order to remove cloud obscuration from MODIS daily snow products including combining data from the Terra and Aqua satellites, adjacent temporal deduction, spatial filtering based on orthogonal neighbouring pixels, spatial filtering based on a zonal snowline
approach and finally temporal filtering based on zonal snow cycle.
The park sprawls over 320 square miles and includes both the ever-cloudy, high montane rainforest and, farther up--between the treeline and the snowline
-- the alpine tundra known locally as the paramo.
Glaciers in the Mount Everest region have shrunk by 13 percent in the last 50 years and the snowline
has shifted upward by 180 meters (590 feet), according to Sudeep Thakuri, who is leading the research as part of his PhD graduate studies at the University of Milan in Italy.
Research presented at the Meeting of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico, showed that the snowline
of the world's highest peak had shifted 180 metres upwards over the last half century.
That's how I came to shield you southern softies from the truth about the harsh realities of life up here on the snowline
s assist people with the "job of living," according to Pattie Overduin, sole occupational therapist within Snowline
Joint Unified School District in Southern California.
This physiographic unit lies below the snowline
with an elevation ranging from 2,000 to 3,500 m.
Dr Rasul highlighted that the snowline
is shifting upward due to increase in temperature and likewise there is a biodiversity shift on the mountains.