Home | Community | Message Board


SoulSpeciosa Kratom
Please support our sponsors.

General Interest >> Science and Technology

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Invisibletrick

Registered: 10/22/04
Posts: 1,059
Loc: unknown
Swiss to wrap glaciers in foil
    #3963132 - 03/24/05 02:56 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Swiss authorities are planning to wrap mountain glaciers with tin foil this summer in an effort to stop them melting.

Carlo Danioth, head of mountain rescue services in Andermatt, said: "We will initially cover around 30,000 square feet on the upper Gurschen glacier at the beginning of May as a test."

Scientists hope that the high-tech foil will prevent the sun's rays from melting the ice in popular ski resorts during the summer months.

Glacier expert Martin Funk said: "The foil reflects almost all the sun's rays. That will sharply reduce the rate of melting."

And other resorts like Saas-Fee and Titlis and some Austrian glaciers have said that they plan to test similar schemes this summer.

Environmental groups have criticised the ?45,000 plan at Andermatt as "absurd".

Raimund Rosewald, head of a landscape protection foundation, said: "We cannot stop the glaciers melting using foil."

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1327680.html?menu=news.quirkies



Let's hurry up and wrap Anarctica too.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleInnvertigo
Vote Libertarian!!
Male

Registered: 02/09/01
Posts: 16,296
Loc: Crackerville, Michigan U...
Re: Swiss to wrap glaciers in foil [Re: trick]
    #3963681 - 03/24/05 06:48 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Europeans are silly....ha


--------------------

America....FUCK YEAH!!!

Words of Wisdom: Individual Rights BEFORE Collective Rights

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." -- Thomas Jefferson


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleDirtMcgirt
in a pinch
 User Gallery

Registered: 10/20/04
Posts: 2,213
Loc: city of angels
Re: Swiss to wrap glaciers in foil [Re: Innvertigo]
    #3963708 - 03/24/05 07:12 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

This is to preserve ski resorts in summer not save glaciers or stop global warming.


--------------------
"And we, inhabitants of the great coral of the Cosmos, believe the atom (which still we cannot see) to be full matter, whereas, it too, like everything else, is but an embroidery of voids in the Void, and we give the name of being, dense and even eternal, to that dance of inconsistencies, that infinite extension that is identified with absolute Nothingness and that spins from its own non-being the illusion of everything."


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisibletrick

Registered: 10/22/04
Posts: 1,059
Loc: unknown
Re: Swiss to wrap glaciers in foil [Re: DirtMcgirt]
    #3964231 - 03/24/05 11:56 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Quote:

DirtMcgirt said:
This is to preserve ski resorts in summer not save glaciers or stop global warming.




do you think it will work?


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleautomanM
blasted chipmunk
 User Gallery

Registered: 09/18/03
Posts: 7,871
Re: Swiss to wrap glaciers in foil [Re: trick]
    #3965056 - 03/24/05 03:36 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

"Glacier expert Martin Funk said:..."

with a name like marty funk, he shoulda been a bass player or drummer :smirk:


--------------------
No, no, you're not thinking, you're just being logical. ~ Niels Bohr


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinekadakuda
The Great"Green".......East
 User Gallery

Registered: 05/21/04
Posts: 7,048
Loc: Asia
Last seen: 3 months, 25 days
Re: Swiss to wrap glaciers in foil [Re: trick]
    #3966175 - 03/24/05 08:51 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

something similar has been tried here. they believe it to be aluminum oxide is sprayed into the sky in hopes of reflecting light and thus cooling the summers. i have seen many of these here.

search "chem trail" and youll get a bunch of stuff. although many people thing they are jsut conspiring....but jet streams that spread and are done in very nice looking grids that last a few hours gets me wondering.


--------------------
The seeds you won't sow are the plants you dont grow.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

General Interest >> Science and Technology

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Swiss experiment to destroy Earth? Scientists say odds 1 in 50 million bodynotdead 983 5 06/30/08 07:24 PM
by TheFakeSunRa
* Glaciers on California's Mt. Shasta keep growing California 577 3 07/16/08 06:06 PM
by PhanTomCat
* why do cords wrap themselves and twist up?
( 1 2 all )
question_for_joo 6,513 20 10/21/14 04:17 PM
by occollegeboi
* synthesizing LSD
( 1 2 3 4 5 6 all )
sam.larone 9,391 119 02/06/09 07:29 PM
by Razoom
* Any Tesla COilers out there??? cpw1971 1,171 12 07/20/08 09:12 AM
by cpw1971
* Zone Alarm vs. Black Ice
( 1 2 all )
LanaM 5,656 30 02/09/03 06:48 AM
by skabbo
* FCC Slaps Comcast Upside The Head For Violating Net Neutrality DiploidM 648 7 07/13/08 05:53 AM
by Seuss
* biological/fallout/emp shelter design ZippoZM 1,327 5 02/06/07 02:00 PM
by zorbman

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Lana, trendal, Diploid, automan
664 topic views. 0 members, 0 guests and 1 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Myco Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.028 seconds spending 0.002 seconds on 14 queries.