Racing against time. The only glacier in the western Pacific Warm Pool, Papua, Indonesia.
by R. Dwi Susanto, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, New York, USA
Photo taken in 8/27/2008 from an helicopter during a preliminary survey for the ice core expedition to recover and analyze ice cores and to extract and interpret their preserved climatic histories from the only glacier in the tropical western Pacific Warm Pool, Puncak Jaya in Papua-Indonesia (4,884 m above mean sea level) .
Taken on 27
Submitted on Feb. 24, 2011
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Credit: R. Dwi Susanto (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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