Glacier surface velocities of Hintereisferner, 2020/2021


Glacier surface velocities are measured on four neighbouring glaciers in the Ötztal Alps (Austria). Measurements of the annual horizontal flow velocity (Δs/a [m/a]) on Hintereisferner (HEF) were started in 1885 at stone lines (cross-profiles). Annual values for the stone lines are given as mean values from the stones at the cross-profiles. On Kesselwandferner, the annual horizontal (Δs/a [m/a]) and vertical velocities (Δv/a [m/a], positive upwards and negative downwards) are measured at ablation and accumulation stakes since 1965. On Taschachferner (TSF) and Gepatschferner (GPF), the records of annual and subseasonal horizontal flow velocities at ablation stakes were started in 2009.This data series is a continuation of: doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.896741

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Creator Stocker-Waldhuber, Martin ORCID logo; Fischer, Andrea ORCID logo; Helfricht, Kay ORCID logo; Kuhn, Michael; Schneider, Heralt; Span, Norbert
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2022
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
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Language English
Resource Type Dataset
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Size 7 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (10.774 LON, 46.805 LAT); Hintereisferner, Ötztaler Alpen, Austria