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August 21, 2020

Remembering glaciologist Konrad Steffen

“I remember Steffen as a striking figure ā€” sandy gray hair, piercing blue eyes, his face weathered by snow, wind and sun ā€” at the podium during press conferences at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. There, Steffen spoke to reporters about Greenlandā€™s impressive ice melt.”