Remote Sensing of Glaciers and Ice Sheets

  1. Claude R. Duguay and
  2. Alain Pietroniro
  1. Jan-Gunnar Winther1,
  2. Robert Bindschadler2,
  3. Max König1 and
  4. Dieter Scherer3

Published Online: 30 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/163GM04

Remote Sensing in Northern Hydrology: Measuring Environmental Change

Remote Sensing in Northern Hydrology: Measuring Environmental Change

How to Cite

Winther, J.-G., Bindschadler, R., König, M. and Scherer, D. (2005) Remote Sensing of Glaciers and Ice Sheets, in Remote Sensing in Northern Hydrology: Measuring Environmental Change (eds C. R. Duguay and A. Pietroniro), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/163GM04

Author Information

  1. 1

    Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental Centre, N-9296 Tromsø, Norway

  2. 2

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

  3. 3

    Climatology Section, Institute of Ecology, Berlin University of Technology, Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904283

Online ISBN: 9781118666425

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Keywords:

  • Snow—Remote sensing;
  • Ice—Remote sensing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Equilibrium Line and Glacier Facies

  • Glacier Velocity

  • Glacier and Ice Sheet Topography

  • Mapping Glaciers, Glacier Change, and Characteristics

  • Surface Features and Snow Pack Characteristics

  • Conclusions and Outlook