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Bolivian scientists to track glacial changes at high speed with new equipment

Bolivian glaciersScientists in Bolivia are hoping to track glacial changes at lightning speed.

New scientific equipment being installed at the country's Huayna Potosi mountain peak will provide real-time measurements of glaciers' mass compared to much slower older methods.
Edson Ramirez, a glaciologist at Bolivia's Higher University of San Andres, said the equipment could make hourly measurements of glacial mass compared to classic glacialogy methods capable of monthly or yearly readings.
"This time we are doing it in a very short time and in real time," Ramirez said.
The measurements could help measure melting rates or how much life is still left for a glacier, he added.

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