Jamtalferner - Austria

The site is located at the main Alpine ridge in Silvretta group right at the border between Austria and Switzerland. Jamtalferner glacier and it's forefield is subject to scientific reseach for more than 100 years. Current monitoring includes climate, hydrology, glacier mass balance, permafrost, paleoglaciology, society and biotic succession in the periglacial area. In addition to that, several short time research projects are carried out, e.g. concerning glacier albedo. The site inlcudes the are from the highest peaks at 3384 m a.s.l. and the valley further down to the communities of Galtür and Ischgl (1263 m a.s.l.). More information can be found at the website of the environmental education program Jamtal www.umweltbildung-jamtal.info.

Identifier
Source https://deims.org/5b93dfb3-906b-4ff4-a5fe-9a4948bda9eb
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Metadata Access https://deims.org/api/sites/5b93dfb3-906b-4ff4-a5fe-9a4948bda9eb
Provenance
Creator Andrea Fischer
Publisher Long-Term Ecosystem Research in Europe
Contributor DEIMS-SDR Site and Dataset registry deims.org
Publication Year 2012
Rights No conditions apply to access and use; no limitations to public access
OpenAccess true
Contact andrea.fischer(at)oeaw.ac.at
Representation
Language English
Format text/html
Discipline Environmental Monitoring
Spatial Coverage (10.098W, 46.848S, 10.350E, 47.052N)