Glacial Melt Current Affairs, GK & News

ISRO released Images of Uttarakhand Glacier Burst

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has released the first images of the glacier burst that happened in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The glacial burst has so far caused 32 lives. After the incident, more than hundred people are still missing. Highlights The satellite images show that flash floods were reported in Rishi Ganga ..




Black Carbon & Glaciers

A recent study found that the concentration of black carbon in the Gangotri Glacier increased by 400 times in summer and had triggered the glacial melt. Sources of Black Carbon Black carbon is a fine particulate matter which is less than 2.5 micrometres in dimension. It is made up of carbon and arises from incomplete ..