Monitoring Glacier Changes from Space
http://www.isset.org/site_of_the_month/glacier_bay/hall.science.txt.html

Dorothy Hall, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes, Hydrological Sciences Branch, Code 974, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


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This web page provides a scientific paper written by a glaciologist and published on the web by the National Aeronautics & Space Administration. It focuses on the use of detailed digital image data to track small changes indicative of regional trends in glacier mass balance. If observed over a long enough period of time in many different geographic settings, glacier-terminus position changes can be related to changes in regional and even global climate mass balance.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Hydrology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Climate, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Snow and Ice