Mountain Meltdown

May 28, 2018 Michael Brown

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A call for policy-makers to begin planning for the inevitable disappearance of glacier-fed rivers is one of the highlights of a no-holds-barred, University of Alberta-led accounting of the health of Canada's mountains.

The 2018 State of the Mountains Report is a collection of expert summaries written to raise awareness about the ways a changing climate is transforming the alpine, put together by U of A mountain historian Zac Robinson, mountain ecology researcher David Hik and Lael Parrott from the University of British Columbia.

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Zac Robinson, PhD, FRCGS

Associate Professor

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta

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David Hik

Adjunct Professor

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta

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