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Loss of Snowpack and Glaciers In Rockies Poses Water Threat

Loss of Snowpack and Glaciers In Rockies Poses Water Threat

Loss of Snowpack and Glaciers In Rockies Poses Water Threat From the Columbia River basin in the U.S. to the Prairie Provinces of Canada, scientists and policy makers are confronting a future in which the loss of snow and ice in the Rocky Mountains could imperil water supplies for agriculture, cities and towns, and hydropower production. by ed struzik When Rocky Mountain explorer Walter Wilcox hiked up to Bow Summit in Canada’s Banff National Park in 1896, he took a photo of a turquoise lake that later caught the eye of a National Geographic magazine editor. In the photo, which was eventually published, the glacier feeding the lake was just a mile upstream. Since then, the snout of Peyto Glacier has receded more than three miles from the broad valley it carved out thousands of years ago. Remnants of ancient tree trunks the glacier bulldozed during those colder times are no...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/loss_of_snowpack_and_glacier...

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