A review of remote sensing methods for glacier mass balance determination

  title={A review of remote sensing methods for glacier mass balance determination},
  author={Jonathan L. Bamber and Andr{\'e}s Rivera},
Airborne and satellite remote sensing is the only practical approach for deriving a wide area, regional assessment of glacier mass balance. A number of remote sensing approaches are possible for inferring the mass balance from some sort of proxy estimate. Here, we review the key methods relevant, in particular to Andean glaciers, discussing their strengths and weaknesses, and data sets that could be more fully exploited. We also consider future satellite missions that will provide advances in… CONTINUE READING
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