The Wider Image: Scientists race to read Austria's melting climate archive
Meteorologist Elke Ludewig from the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics ZAMG, looks up an ice load scale at the Sonnblick Observatory at 3,106 meters above sea level, located in the Hohe Tauern mountain range near Rauris, Austria, November 23, 2018. The ice load scale measures the load of ice starting to freeze on the stick. The ZAMG is operating the instrument to get statistics of the possible ice load at such altitudes. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner SEARCH "AUSTRIA GLACIERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.