Glacial lake inventory of Bhutan using ALOS data : Part I . Methods and preliminary results

  title={Glacial lake inventory of Bhutan using ALOS data : Part I . Methods and preliminary results},
  author={Jinro Ukita and Chiyuki Narama and Takeo Tadono and Tsutomu Yamanokuchi and Nobuhiro Tomiyama and Sachi Kawamoto and C. Abe and Tsuyoshi Uda and Hironori Yabuki and Koji Fujita and Kouichi Nishimura},
The Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) is relatively new. Its optical sensors are capable of making high-resolution digital surface models (DSMs). For the first time, the task of constructing a regional-scale inventory of glacial lakes based on ALOS data has been undertaken. This study presents the data-processing methods and the results of validation and analysis on the ALOS-based glacial lake inventory of Bhutan in the Himalaya. The analysis based on GPS measurements taken at Metatshota… CONTINUE READING


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