Ice Velocities along Scott Coast

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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)

Frezzotti, Massimo, A. Capra, and L. Vittuari (1998). "Comparison Between Glacier Ice Velocities Inferred from GPS and Sequential Satellite Images." Annals of Glaciology 27:54--60.

Frezzotti, Massimo, Ignazio Ezio Tabacco, and Achille Zirizzotti (2000). "Ice Discharge of Eastern Dome C Drainage Area, Antarctica, Determined from Airborne Radar Survey and Satellite Image Analysis." Journal of Glaciology 46:253--264.

Frezzotti, M. and Tabacco I.E. (2001). "Glacier and Sea Ice Features". Baroni., Ed. C., Ed. Antarctic Geomorphological and Glaciological 1:250,000 map series - Relief Inlet Quadrangle (Victoria Land).. MNA, Siena..

Data Set Access

Access the tabular velocity data for the David Glacier

Access the tabular velocity data for the Reeves Glacier

Access the tabular velocity data for the Priestley Glacier

Access the GPS measurements in tabular form.