Melting Characteristics of Snow Cover on Tidewater Glaciers in Hornsund Fjord, Svalbard

@inproceedings{Laska2017MeltingCO,
  title={Melting Characteristics of Snow Cover on Tidewater Glaciers in Hornsund Fjord, Svalbard},
  author={Michał Laska and Barbara Barzycka and Bartłomiej Luks},
  year={2017}
}
In recent years, the Svalbard area, especially its southern section, has been characterised by an exceptionally thin snow cover, which has a significant impact of the annual mass balance of glaciers. The objective of this study was to determine melting processes of the snow cover deposited on 11 glaciers that terminate into Hornsund Fjord during the melting period of 2014. The study included analyses of snow pits and snow cores, meteorological data collected from automatic weather stations and… CONTINUE READING
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