State and fate of the remaining tropical mountain glaciers in australasia using satellite imagery

@article{KV2018StateAF,
  title={State and fate of the remaining tropical mountain glaciers in australasia using satellite imagery},
  author={Bijeesh KV and Shanshan Wang},
  journal={Journal of Mountain Science},
  year={2018},
  volume={15},
  pages={495-503}
}
Tropical glaciers are extremely sensitive to a warming climate. In this paper, the evolution of the remaining tropical glaciers in Australasia (Irian Jaya, Indonesia) during the period 1988-2015 was quantified. Landsat series images, a digital elevation model from SRTM, and previously published data were used. Estimated total glacier area in 1988, 1993, 1997 and 2004 was 3.85 km2±0.13 km2, 3.01 km2±0.08 km2, 2.49 km2±0.07 km2 and 1.725 km2 ±0.042 km2, respectively. Only 0.58 km2±0.016 km2… 
Global Disappearance of Tropical Mountain Glaciers: Observations, Causes, and Challenges
This article reviews the current status of tropical glaciers in the South American Andes, East Africa, and Australasia by shedding light on past, present, and future glacier coverage in the tropics,
The need for stewardship of lands exposed by deglaciation from climate change
Alpine glaciers worldwide will lose most of their volume by the end of the 21st century, placing alpine ecosystems and human populations at risk. The new lands that emerge from retreating glaciers

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 56 REFERENCES
Glacial cover mapping (1987-1996) of the Cordillera Blanca (Peru) using satellite imagery
Landsat-based inventory of glaciers in western Canada, 1985-2005
Inventory of glaciers in mongolia, derived from landsat imagery from 1989 to 2011
Abstract Glaciers in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia provide an estimated 11% of the total water resources within the country. Yet, their number and area in inconsistent. Using satellite imagery
Decadal changes in glacier parameters in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, derived from remote sensing
Abstract We present spatial patterns of glacier fluctuations from the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, (glacier area, terminus elevations, median elevations and hypsography) at decadal timescales derived
An assessment of regional climate trends and changes to the Mt. Jaya glaciers of Irian Jaya
An Assessment of Regional Climate Trends and Changes to the Mt. Jaya Glaciers of Irian Jaya. (May 2007) Joni L. Kincaid, B.A., The University of Texas Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Andrew G. Klein
Climate change and tropical Andean glaciers: Past, present and future
Decadal evolution of glaciers and glacial lakes in the Apolobamba–Carabaya region, tropical Andes (Bolivia–Peru)
ABSTRACT This paper presents the first decadal quantification of glacier area in the cordilleras Carabaya and Apolobamba in Peru and Bolivia (14°00′–14°39′S; 69°14′–70°19′W). We calculated the
...
...