A blanket is rolled onto the Pitztal Glacier to prevent snow from melting. It is a method workers use to combat the effects of climate change and global warming. Integral to the local economy, ski resorts need protection from higher temperatures that melt the ice.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- 6000x4000 / 137.4MB
alps (austria), austria, austrian people, clothing, concepts (subject), disasters, environmental damage, europe, geography, human actions and reactions, man and nature (concept), mountains, national peoples, natural forces and phenomena, peoples, pitztal glacier, precipitation, snow, subject, teamwork, teamwork (concept), the greenhouse effect, types of clothing, weather, winter clothing
- Contained in galleries
- Alps_National Geographic magazine 2/2006