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This week from AGU: Glaciers in Iceland and the Tropical Andes, & 3 new research papers

American Geophysical Union

From a Glacier's Perspective
Blágnípujökull, Iceland Retreat 1986-2015

Blágnípujökull is an outlet glacier on the western side of Hofsjökull, Iceland. Here, Mauri Pelto examines Landsat imagery of Blágnípujökull terminus change from 1986 to 2015 in his blog From a Glacier's Perspective.

Eos.org
GREAT ICE monitors glaciers in the Tropical Andes

An international program strengthens glaciological studies in the tropical Andes, promotes collaborative projects, and develops educational programs with local universities.

New research papers

Mitigating satellite motion in GPS monitoring of travelling ionospheric disturbances (TIDs), Radio Science

Convective self-aggregation feedbacks in near-global cloud-resolving simulations of an aquaplanet, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems

An improved hindcast approach for evaluation and diagnosis of physical processes in global climate models, Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems

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