Retreating snow lines

Other Names:
Decline in snowfall

During the past two decades, for example, there appears to be a significant retreat of the snow line in winter and spring, with the annual snow/rain ratios in southern Canada decreasing by 0.7 percent/decade over the past 40 years.

Related Problems:
Decrease in ice cover
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate Action
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST