Problem

Hazardous glaciers

Nature:

Persons working in high-altitude mountain regions may be exposed to the hazards of glaciers. When a glacier snout ends in a steep slope, glacial movement may result in falls of ice blocks that constitute a considerable danger for persons working in their path.

Broader Problems:
Ice accretion
Global cooling
Values:
Hazard
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below Water
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
06.08.2019 – 19:31 CEST