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Volume 9, issue 1
The Cryosphere, 9, 1–11, 2015
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The Cryosphere, 9, 1–11, 2015
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Research article 06 Jan 2015

Research article | 06 Jan 2015

UAV photogrammetry and structure from motion to assess calving dynamics at Store Glacier, a large outlet draining the Greenland ice sheet

J. C. Ryan et al.
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An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with a commercial digital camera enabled us to obtain high-resolution digital images of the calving front of Store glacier, Greenland. The three sorties flown enabled key glaciological parameters to be quantified in sufficient detail to reveal that the terminus of Store glacier is a complex system with large variations in crevasse patterns surface velocities, calving processes, surface elevations and front positions at a daily and seasonal timescale.
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