John Splettstoesser of Waconia, Minnesota passed away Monday January 25, 2016 at his home. John was 82.
The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BPCRC) of The Ohio State University annouced the 2016 Byrd Fellowship Program for Postdoctoral Researchers on January 5, 2016.
The Tibetan Plateau or Third Pole (TP) covers over 5 million km2 and contains ~46,000 glaciers. These glaciers constitute one of Earth’s largest stores of fresh water which feeds Asia’s largest rivers and helps sustain 1.5 billion people.