Glacier motion

Climate change not only affects storm. In Switzerland, it also produces mudslides or break-ups of glaciers. Its important to know when this happens. Here is a story about a glacier near the Weissmies mountain in Switzerland. There had been some mudslides in the Bedretto valley. Currently (August 9, the village Sass-Grund near Saas Fee) is partly evacuated due to a danger. The website published in 2014 some cool pictures illustrating an event. Using radar measurements, one has measured the motion of the glacier, a webcam then has recorded the break. Afterwards, with radar, the change of the terrain has been measured.


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