TITLE

Thermal structure and drainage system of a small valley glacier (Tellbreen, Svalbard), investigated by Ground Penetrating Radar

AUTHOR(S)
Bælum, K.; Benn, D. I.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Cryosphere Discussions;2010, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p2169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which aims to determine the thermal structure and drainage system of a small valley glacier in Svalbard, Norway. It examines a large proglacial icing that develops during winter accumulating many High Arctic glaciers along with the drainage system of Tellbreen, a long cold-based polythermal glacier. Tellbreen showed diverse drainage system capable of storing, transporting, and releasing water noting a channelized subglacial drainage system for storage and discharge.
ACCESSION #
70125220

 

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