Glacial recession 2001–2006 and its landscape effects in the Lindströmfjellet-Hĺbergnuten mountain ridge, Nordenskiöld Land, Spitsbergen

  • Wiesław ZIAJA, Robert PIPAŁA
  • Published 2007


The current climate warming results in a quick recession of glaciers on the north− ern slopes and valleys of the Lindströmfjellet−Håbergnuten mountain ridge in Nordenskiöld Land. The equilibrium line altitude has risen from c. 500–550 m in 1936 to 750 m in 2001 and c. 800 m in 2006. The slopes, almost completely glaciated during the Little Ice Age, and even… (More)


8 Figures and Tables