Remote sensing of glaciers in the tropical Andes: a review

  title={Remote sensing of glaciers in the tropical Andes: a review},
  author={Bijeesh KV and Ulrich Kamp},
  journal={International Journal of Remote Sensing},
  pages={7101 - 7137}
  • Bijeesh KV, U. Kamp
  • Published 1 September 2017
  • Geology
  • International Journal of Remote Sensing
ABSTRACT While the tropical Andes of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, northern Chile, and northern Argentina represent more than 95% of all tropical glaciers globally, they are relatively sparsely studied in general, and particularly by using remote-sensing approaches. However, studies from the 1930s used terrestrial imaging, and aerial photographs are available from the 1950s on. In this article, we review the literature on remote sensing of the glaciers in the tropical Andes… 
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