Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment (WISE) is a private non- profit
organization in Alaska's Copper River Basin that provides science and environmental
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Rivers Of Ice
Glaciers of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Monday, June 2nd, 7pm, Visitors
Join Alaska Pacific University Professor Michael Loso for a discussion of the park's
glaciers, and of his recent work to summarize the status and trends of glaciers throughout
Alaska's National Parks. More than a quarter of Alaska's glacier cover is in Wrangell-St.
Elias National Park, but over the last 50 years the park has lost over 1600 square
kilometers of ice. What does climate change mean for Alaska's Glaciers?