Turkish glacier inventory and classification from high-resolution satellite data

@article{Azzoni2020TurkishGI,
  title={Turkish glacier inventory and classification from high-resolution satellite data},
  author={R. Azzoni and M. Sarıkaya and D. Fugazza},
  journal={Mediterranean Geoscience Reviews},
  year={2020},
  volume={2},
  pages={153-162}
}
In view of the rapid and accelerating glacier retreat observed worldwide, the creation of an updated glacier inventory is fundamental to understand the glacier changes. Here we present the Turkish glacier inventory based on recent high-resolution satellite images (Pleiades, Google Earth™ and SPOT images). Outlines are manually digitized in ArcMap software. We identified 51 glaciers covering 12.29 km 2 : more than 60% of the Turkish glacierized area is located on Mount Ararat where the ice cap… Expand

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