Global Land Ice Measurements from Space

Global Land Ice Measurements from Space

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Global Land Ice Measurements from Space - Satellite Multispectral Imaging of Glaciers (GLIMS book for short) will be the leading state-of-the-art technical and interpretive presentation of satellite image data and analysis of the changing state of the world's glaciers. The book will be by far the most definitive, comprehensive product of a global glacier remote sensing consortium, Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS,, led by Dr Jeffrey Kargel, the lead science editor of the team that will produce the GLIMS book. This unique book will summarize the findings of the consortium's work. With 43 chapters and a companion DVD, the world's foremost experts in satellite image analysis of glaciers will analyze the current state and recent and possible future changes of glaciers across the globe and interpret these findings for policy planners. Climate change is with us for some time to come, and its impacts are being felt by the world's population.Improvements in accuracy may be possible using more painstaking manual delineation with field validation. The 20 glaciers of ... With a roughly rectangular shape, the AAR of the Beringa€“Malaspina glacier complex will change linearly with ELA. However, the AAR of ... On July 28, 2011, an overflight of parts of Bering Glacier helped to document supraglacial and ice-marginal lakes (Fig. 13.8 Ea€“K), a few ofanbsp;...

Title:Global Land Ice Measurements from Space
Author:Jeffrey Stuart Kargel
Publisher:Springer - 2014-07-08


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