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Volume 9, issue 6
The Cryosphere, 9, 2339-2355, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-2339-2015
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Special issue: Interactions between climate change and the Cryosphere: SVALI,...

The Cryosphere, 9, 2339-2355, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-2339-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 15 Dec 2015

Research article | 15 Dec 2015

Surface speed and frontal ablation of Kronebreen and Kongsbreen, NW Svalbard, from SAR offset tracking

T. Schellenberger et al.
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Kronebreen and Kongsbreen are among the fastest flowing glaciers on Svalbard, and surface speeds reached up to 3.2m d-1 at Kronebreen in summer 2013 and 2.7m d-1 at Kongsbreen in late autumn 2012 as retrieved from SAR satellite data. Both glaciers retreated significantly during the observation period, Kongsbreen up to 1800m or 2.5km2 and Kronebreen up to 850m or 2.8km2. Both glaciers are important contributors to the total dynamic mass loss from the Svalbard archipelago.
Kronebreen and Kongsbreen are among the fastest flowing glaciers on Svalbard, and surface speeds...
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