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Glacier area changes in the Pumqu river basin, Tibetan Plateau, between the 1970s and 2001

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Abstract:

Glacier area changes in the Pumqu river basin, Tibetan Plateau, between the 1970s and 2001 are analyzed, based on the Chinese Glacier Inventory and ASTER images. A new glacier inventory is obtained by visually interpreting the remote-sensing images and the digital elevation model. By comparing the two inventories, glacier area changes over the past 30 years are revealed. The results show that the area loss is about 9.0% % and the shrinkage trend continues according to the meteorological data.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3189/172756505781829061

Publication date: December 1, 2005

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  • The Journal of Glaciology is published six times per year. It accepts submissions from any discipline related to the study of snow and ice. All articles are peer reviewed. The Journal is included in the ISI Science Citation Index.
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