As climate clock ticks, aviator races to photograph glaciers


              Tourists use a boat to visit the Nigardsbreen glacier in Jostedal, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2022. The Nigardsbreen glacier has lost almost 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) in length in the past century due to climate change. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              An aerial view of the Nigardsbreen glacier in Jostedal, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2022. The glacier has lost almost 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) in length in the past century due to climate change. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher, an American aviator and adventurer, sits inside his plane before take-off in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2022. Fisher has flown more than 2,000 hours in his life and has photographed thousands of glaciers in the past years in the U.S. and Europe. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Tourists hike to visit the Nigardsbreen glacier in Jostedal, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2022. The Nigardsbreen glacier has lost almost 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) in length in the past century due to climate change. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher's wife, Anne, prepares a meal at their rented house in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 3, 2022. She accompanies him everywhere he goes while on his mission to photograph all the remaining glaciers that are not in the polar regions. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher checks the weather conditions through the window of a rented house in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 3, 2022. Fisher brings in his iPad for navigation, but his aviation software doesn't have GPS information on glaciers. He flies using a mix of instinct, observation and Google Maps. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              A tourist sits on a swing at a viewing point in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher edits his photographs of glaciers in his rented home in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher talks to a mechanic repairing his plane in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 3, 2022. Fisher has flown more than 2,000 hours in his life and has photographed thousands of glaciers in the past years in the U.S. and Europe. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              People skateboard in the town of Voss, Norway, on Aug. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Aviator and adventurer Garrett Fisher poses for a portrait in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 2, 2022. Fisher is on a mission to photograph all the remaining glaciers that are not in the polar regions before they disappear. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              People hike on top of a glacier in Norway, on July 29, 2022, seen from Garrett Fisher's plane. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher, an American aviator and adventurer, pushes his plane into Voss flyklubb's hangar in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2022. He is on a mission to photograph all the remaining glaciers that are not in the polar regions before they disappear. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher enters the office of Voss flyklubb's hangar in Voss, Norway, where his plane is parked on July 30, 2022. Fisher has flown more than 2,000 hours in his life and has photographed thousands of glaciers in the past years in the U.S. and Europe. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              A sign warning of low-flying aircraft is posted on the road to the Voss flyklubb airfield in Norway, on Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              The Nigardsbreen glacier in Jostedal, Norway, seen on Aug. 5, 2022, has lost almost 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) in length in the past century due to climate change. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              A boat sails through the fjords outside Voss, Norway, on Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher, an American aviator and adventurer, opens his log book at his home in Voss, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2022. Fisher, who has flown over 2,000 hours in his life, is on a mission to photograph all the remaining glaciers that are not in the polar regions before they disappear. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher, an American aviator and adventurer, prepares his plane before take-off in Voss, Norway, on July 29, 2022. Many glaciers are remote and hard to reach or document – except by satellite or by air, making the tiny Super Cub the perfect vehicle for this photographic journey. It is built to navigate the blustery winds and dangerous environments necessary for his work. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              A glacier is seen from Garrett Fisher's plane in Norway, on July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Garrett Fisher, an American aviator and adventurer, looks out the window of his plane while on a mission to photograph glaciers in Norway, on July 29, 2022. “In 100 or 200 years, most of them will be gone or severely curtailed,” he says. “It is the front line of climate change … the first indication that we’re losing something.” (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
            
              Aviator and adventurer Garrett Fisher flies his plane above the Folgefonna glacier in Norway, on Aug. 10, 2022. Fisher is on a mission to photograph all the remaining glaciers that are not in the polar regions before they disappear. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
As climate clock ticks, aviator races to photograph glaciers