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Glacier Inventory of West Greenland, Version 1

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    The inventory includes 5,297 Glaciers from west Greenland between 59 to 71 degrees latitude north and 43 to 53 degrees longitude west. The glacier data basin division is based on a simplified version of the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) system. Data are based on 1:250000 maps, Landsat imagery, and aerial photos that were taken between 1948 and 1985.
  • Purpose
    Scientific Research

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    Quality
    Collection Progress

    Complete

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    Science Keywords
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Terrestrial Hydrosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glaciers
    • EARTH SCIENCE
    • Cryosphere
    • Glaciers/Ice Sheets
    • Glaciers
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ISO Topic Categories
  • CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
  • ELEVATION
  • GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

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  • Aircraft
    AIRCRAFT
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    GROUND STATIONS
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    GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS
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    Coverage Type Zone Identifier Geometry Granule Representation
    HORIZONTAL CARTESIAN GEODETIC
Location Keywords
    • Continent
    • North America
    • Greenland

Data Centers

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  • National Snow and Ice Data Center
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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
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    National Snow and Ice Data Center
    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
    • Email

Data Contacts

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  • Anker
    Technical Contact
    Anker Weidick

    Geological Survey of Greenland
    Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Carl
    Technical Contact
    Carl Boeggild

    Geological Survey of Greenland
    Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Niels
    Technical Contact
    Niels Knudsen

    Geological Survey of Greenland
    Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Anker
    Technical Contact
    Anker Weidick

    Geological Survey of Greenland
    Copenhagen, Denmark

    This contact does not have any contact mechanisms listed.

  • Carl
    Technical Contact
    Carl Boeggild

    Geological Survey of Greenland
    Copenhagen, Denmark

    This contact does not have any contact mechanisms listed.

  • Niels
    Technical Contact
    Niels Knudsen

    Geological Survey of Greenland
    Copenhagen, Denmark

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    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    Boulder, Colorado

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    Data Center Contact
    NSIDC Services

    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
    • Email
  • NSIDC
    Data Center Contact
    NSIDC Services

    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO 80309-0449

    • 1 303 492 6199
    • 1 303 492 2468
    • Email

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    • Glacier Inventory of West Greenland, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center