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Mountaineering for science in Peru
Apr 12, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 p.m. at Backcountry Essentials in Bellingham. Lindsay Wallis will describe research conducted by members of the American Climber Science Program and Western Washington University on the glaciers of Peru. Her presentation will include a brief description of the extent of glacial recession in the Andes and the impact that certain chemical pollutants may have on the rate of glacial retreat. This talk will also highlight mountaineering and rock climbing opportunities in and near the Cordillera Blanca, Peru for those that are interested in doing their own Andes mountaineering adventure! – See more at: http://www.backcountryessentials.net/events/detail/mountaineering_for_science_studying_environmental_pollutants_impacting_glac#sthash.6dVrkCrB.dpuf