Archive for Catherine Lim

One Last Glacier

Despite the radio silence the last couple of days our group has been busy conducting field research on the Hintereisferner. We were fortunate to have Professor Rainer from the Univeristy of Innsbruck guide us to the research station on the Hintereisferner and teach us various research methods that they conduct on the galcier. Some of […]

Glaciers in Art

Recently, our group went through a small schedule change. As a group, last night, we decided that we would change our schedule and not spend two nights at the Konkordia Hut. Instead, as a way to welcome Betsy Beyers to our group, we wanted to spend the afternoon touring the Keineismeehr exhibit in Interlaken and […]

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Ain’t No Valley Low Enough

Today we hiked down a glacierized watershed. For all you non-hydrologists out there, a watershed is an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas. We started as close to the base of the glacier as possible and started our downward decent. We came across a small glaciated […]