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
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.
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
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.