Investigating changes in basal conditions of Variegated Glacier prior to and during its 1982-1983 surge

Jay-Allemand, M.; Gillet-Chaulet, F.; Gagliardini, O.; Nodet, M.
July 2011
Cryosphere;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p659
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examines the changes in the basal conditions of Variegated Glacier in Alaska before and during its surge in 1982-1983. The study develops a model of the evolution of the basal conditions using the 10-year dataset which contains surface velocity and surface topography observations along a flow line. The results of the study reveal that changes in the basal conditions happened between 1973-1983.


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