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.
Glacier Inventory of West Greenland, Version 1
|Spatial Resolution:||Not Specified|
|Temporal Resolution:||Not specified|
|Platform(s)||AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, AIRCRAFT, GROUND STATIONS, GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS, LANDSAT, MAPS|
|Data Contributor(s):||Anker Weidick, Carl Boeggild, Niels Knudsen|
|Metadata XML:||View Metadata Record|
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