Glacier Recession on Heard Island, Southern Indian Ocean

@inproceedings{Thost2008GlacierRO,
  title={Glacier Recession on Heard Island, Southern Indian Ocean},
  author={Douglas E. Thost and Martin Truffer},
  year={2008}
}
ABSTRACT Glacier retreat has been widespread on Heard Island, an isolated 2745-m-high volcano in the southern Indian Ocean, since the first observations in 1947. This study represents the first quantification of the mass loss of a Heard Island glacier. Brown Glacier is 4.8 km long and is land terminating. A digital elevation model for the glacier was developed using a combination of static and kinematic differentially corrected GPS surveys and hand-held GPS elevations, and together with ground… 

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