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New inversion method makes it possible to monitor changes in glaciers

New inversion method makes it possible to monitor changes in glaciers

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has participated in a study that tested an inversion-type method for calculating glacier mass balance for the first time.

Glacier mass balance describes whether a glacier is growing or shrinking.

More information:

Researcher Ilona Välisuo, ilona.valisuo@fmi.fi

Välisuo, I., T. Zwinger and J. Kohler, 2017. Inverse solution of surface mass balance of Midtre Lovénbreen, Svalbard, Journal of Glaciology, 1-10, doi:10.1017/jog.2017.26.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jog.2017.26.


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