A new way to map glaciers

American Geophysical Union had recently its big annual fall meeting in San Francisco. Here participated PhD fellow Solveig Havstad Winsvold, Department of Geosciences. She presented a new way to measure glaciers, now mentioned in an article by NASA SCIENCE.

This picture show the overlap between neighboring Landsat paths at glaciers in the Pamirs (Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan). Photo: Winsvold et al

This picture show the overlap between neighboring Landsat paths at glaciers in the Pamirs (Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan). Photo: Winsvold et al

Thursday 15 Desember, San Francisco: In her lecture at AGUs fall meeting, Solveig Havstad Winsvold presented a new method to measure glaciers with satellite images from the Lansat program. She uses time series from the Landsat data.

Solveig Havstad Winsvold. Photo: Geir Holm/UiO

Now her presentation and research with other colleagues at the Department of Geosciences, has been mentioned at NASA Sciences' websites.

 

Read more at NASA SCIENCE:

A New Way to Map Glaciers, NASA, Landsat, 11.12.2016

 

Reference article:

Winsvold, S. H., Kääb, A., & Nuth, C. (2016). Regional Glacier Mapping Using Optical Satellite Data Time Series. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9(8), 3698 – 3711.

 

 

Published Dec. 16, 2016 11:44 PM