The last time I was in touch with Gino Casassa, a glaciologist, I was working on a story about the dangers of Glofs in Patagonia and worldwide. Radio-echo sounding of Tyndall Glacier, southern Patagonia. Gino CASASSA. Byrd Polar Research Center and Department of Geological Sciences, The Ohio. Gino is Chilean PhD in Glaciology and Director of the Glaciological Department at the Magellan University in Punta Arenas, Chile. He has been climbing for.

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Inventory of glaciers in isla Riesco, Patagonia, Chile, based on aerial photography and satellite imagery more. In future warming scenarios, glacier run-off should start to decrease even in high-altitude basins, affecting water availability. Consultant of the company Geoestudios, the main consultant agency on glaciological studies in Chile, Casassa discovered the beauty of the world of ice thanks to his dad, a great mountain climber and member of the alpine Italian troops that brought the love for mountains to his family.

Pio XI glacier, with an area of km2 and a length of Remember me on this computer. Airborne laser altimetry survey of Glaciar Tyndall, Patagonia more. We are in one planet, an only environment, we are more than million people and each one of us can do something.

Help Center Find new research papers in: If you look at all of Patagonia, we have evidence of more frequent events for the very simple reason that with global warming the caxassa is melting faster and these glacial lakes are growing.

After signing this agreement, the scientific community cadassa new satellite data on the gases related to the greenhouse effect. There is only one answer: Glacier thinning rates near the coast during are much larger than those observed during the s. Casassa, 59, who is also an avid mountaineer and rock climber, currently works at Geoestudios in Santiago and as a researcher at the University of Magallanes in Punta Arenas.


This is a great agreement.

At least in part, melting glaciers in the mountain above the town. We have the capacity to do it. But the difference between the North and South is that precipitation has decreased down to around Coyhaique, but further south it has increased.

Climate change is a global phenomenon. Relict flow stripes on the Ross Ice Shelf more. Ice elevation and areal changes of glaciers from the Northern Patagonia Icefield, Chile more. The corresponding volume change was 2. Scientists have to share casawsa results of our researches in a transparent and honest way, true to the facts. Gino Casassa, glaciologist and expert on climate change: The effect of the volcanoes, for example, is restricted to the cooling of the climate in the Earth in periods of time not longer than two years in the last centuries.

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Science is questionable and lots of times sceptical people ask questions hard to answer. A digital ortho-photo map based on aerial photos from and several ortho-photos based on aerial photos from and could be produced from the initial DEM.

These glaciers are not just melting, but calving – breaking into big pieces and going into the ocean, fjords, or fresh water lakes. In my opinion, the three of them are.

Volume changes on Pio XI fasassa, Patagonia: Some of the best episodes of geographical exploration have been written on the world of ice…. The political, business and social sectors have to respond to the challenge of the climate czsassa. Research data in the Patagonian ice fields show that from to the rate of thinning was more than double what it was from and the trend only continues.


The scientist community had to convince themselves of this fact, and that was two decades ago.

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Regarding the business world, they are seen as the bad ones, the casasaa who bring low cost technology to get more benefits, without environmental protection… This is less true every day, and in Encuentros Barcelona we saw a great example, the businessman Miquel Casasss, leading a wine business that uses innovative and sustainable technologies, this is a business example to have in mind. And that would be a total disaster.

Ice volumetric changes casasss active volcanoes in southern Chile more. Professor Casassa, researcher at the Antarctic and Subantarctic Program Direction of the University of Magallanes Chiledescribes himself as a lover of the environment, glaciers and high peaks.

On the other hand, we also discovered a few glaciers that are stable. The sample area 4. We have to learn how to use this verb, I mean, taking care of the world without forgetting the casasxa important thing in this life, the human being. The last time I was in touch with Gino Casassa, a glaciologist, I was working on a story about the dangers of Glofs in Patagonia and worldwide. Log In Sign Up. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

The poorest countries are the most damaged ones due global warming. How can we avoid this?