How ‘artifical glaciers’ can help address water shortages in high mountain communities

Our Broken Planet podcast from Natural History Museum features interview with Aberdeen glaciology professor on the use of ice stupas as frozen water reservoirs.

Prof. Matteo Spagnolo’s interview on the benefits and challenges of ‘artificial glaciers’ as a source of water to high mountain communities that live in extremely arid environments is featured in the Natural History Museum new podcast series “Our Broken Planet”. The series brings together scientists, activists, and affected people to look into the major environmental challenges of our time and what we can do, individually and collectively, to fix these.

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Professor Matteo Spagnolo

Department of Geography & Environment

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Taken from the University of Aberdeen, School of Geosciences website. The University of Aberdeen published this article here on 25 September 2023.

PublishedMonday September 25th, 2023