Dufourspitze, Switzerland (15,203′) in April. While there are glaciers in there, most of the white stuff is seasonal snow. Not exactly the …
“Get them before they are gone.” Carbon zero and saving some of our remaining glaciers would be ideal. If we miss that goal, its a race against time to document the glaciers before they disappear for good.
How It's Done
There are a lot of options to view glaciers: satellites, ground visits, drones, boats, and helicopters. Why are airplanes from the 1940s and 50s more cost-effective, efficient, and capable?
There are glaciers on every continent except Australia, which means there is a lot of ground to cover if our mission is to be achieved. We have an efficient plan to document a reasonable majority of them in the next two decades.
George Leigh Mallory