Lambert Glacier/Amery Ice Shelf

Lambert Glacier/Amery Ice Shelf

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Image Information

The above overview map is a subscene from the USGS 1 km AVHRR mosaic (Ferrigno et al., 1996). Click here for a map of the velocity vectors.

Data Acquisition Method

These data were acquired in the field using a combination of standard surveying techniques (electronic distance measurement and theodolites, GPS). See references for more complete information.

Literature References:

Also see: Related Publications

Allison, Ian The Mass Budget of the Lambert Glacier Drainage Basin, Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology 22,87 (1979), 223--235.

Morgan, V.I. and Jacka, T.H. Mass Balance Studies in East Antarctica. in Sea Level, Ice, and Climatic Change: Proceedings of the Canberra Symposium, December 1979, 1981, pp. 253--260.

Budd, W.F. and Corry, M.J. and Jacka, T.H. Results from the Amery Ice Shelf Project. Annals of Glaciology 3 (1982), 36--41.

Kiernan, Rob Ice Sheet Surface Velocities Along the Lambert Glacier Basin Traverse Route. Antarctic Cooperative Research Centre and Australian Antarctic Division, Research Report No. 23, May 2001.

Fricker, Helen A. and Warner, Roland C. and Allison, Ian Mass budget of the Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf system, East Antarctica: a Comparison of Computed Balance Fluxes and Measured Fluxes. Journal of Glaciology 46,155 (2000), 561--570.

Manson, R. and Coleman, R. and Morgan, P.J. and King, M.A. Ice Velocities of the Lambert Glacier from Static GPS Observations. Earth, Planets and Space 52,11 (2000), 1031--1036.


Data Set Access

Access the tabular velocity data for the Lamber Glacier, Amery Ice Shelf, 1968/1991 theodolite/EDM and GPS

Access the tabular velocity data for the Lamber Glacier, Amery Ice Shelf, 1990/1995 GPS traverse of catchment