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Rock glaciers Gruben, Muragl and Murtel, Switzerland: Area-wide flow fields, Version 1

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  • Abstract
    Besides their thermal and mechanical properties, rock glaciers are essentially defined by their kinematics. Knowledge of the permafrost flow field provides important information about the origin, morphology, development, dynamics and internal structure of creeping mountain permafrost. Monitoring permafrost behavior helps detecting climate signals. Aerial photogrammetry was used for determining digital terrain models (DTM) with high resolution.
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    Scientific Research

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Land Surface
    • Frozen Ground
    • Permafrost
    • Mountain Permafrost
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Frozen Ground
    • Permafrost
    • Mountain Permafrost
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Land Surface
    • Frozen Ground
    • Periglacial Processes
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Frozen Ground
    • Periglacial Processes
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Land Surface
    • Frozen Ground
    • Rock Glaciers
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Frozen Ground
    • Rock Glaciers

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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • Europe
    • Western Europe
    • Switzerland
    • Saas valley, Valais Alps; Upper Engadine, Switzerland

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  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
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    Andreas Kaeaeb

    Winterthurerstr. 190
    Zurich, CH-8057

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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center