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artificial glaciers in response to climate change?

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artificial glaciers in response to climate change?

august 10, 2018 , heidelberg universityartificial glacier at 4,450 metres above sea level, located above the village igoo in the high-altitude desert of ladakh in northern india (2014). credit: marcus nüsserreceding glaciers and dwindling snowfalls pose a threat to meltwater-dependent agriculture in large parts of the high mountain regions of south asia. a research team led by prof. dr. marcus nüsser of heidelberg university's south asia institute conducted a long-term study to determine how creating ice reservoirs, commonly called artificial glaciers, might help counteract seasonal water scarcity. the researchers assess the different types of ice reservoirs and their socioeconomic impact in an attempt to identify whether artificial g...