Mapping Change at the Roof of the World

Mapping Change at the Roof of the World

National Geographic Geographer Alex Tait embarked on a journey to Mount Everest to collect data on the melting ice in the mountain range. Alex Tait and his team hope to provide a safer path to those who live around the mountain and a better understanding of how climate change is affecting their everyday life.


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Conservation, Earth Science, Climatology, Geology, Engineering, Geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Physical Geography, Mathematics, Storytelling, Photography

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November 15, 2023

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