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Global Outlook for Ice and Snow
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Chapter 6B: Glaciers and Ice Caps
Kolka glacier ice rock avalanche - 22 July 2001 (before the avalanche) and 6 October 2002 (after the avalanche) - NASA-GSFC-METI-ERSDAC-JAROS and the USJapan ASTER science team
Mt. Kilimanjaro, northern icefield, early 1950s - John West
Mt. Kilimanjaro, northern icefield, 1999 - Javed Jafferji
Mt. Kilimanjaro Kersten Glacier - Georg Kaser, Tropical Glacier Group, University of Innsbruck
Dam at Gries Glacier, Switzerland. Glaciers are sources for hydropower production - Jürg Alean, SwissEduc (httpwww.swisseduc.ch) and Glaciers online (httpwww.glaciers-online.net)
Franz Joseph Glacier, New Zealand. Its tongue extends from almost 3,000 metres above sea level down to 400 metres above sea level ending in the rainforest - Michael Hambrey, SwissEduc (http://www.swisseduc.ch) and Glaciers online (http://www.glaciers-online.net)
Glacier in Svalbard - Sebastian Gerland, Norwegian Polar Institute
Imja Tsho Lake, Himalayas. The lake started to form in 1962 at the debris-covered tongue of the glacier. The dam lake is potentially harzardous in case of dam failure - Michael Hambrey, SwissEduc (httpwww.swisseduc.ch) and Glaciers online (httpwww.glaciers-online.net)
Irrigation supports extensive agriculture during the dry season when most of the water comes from nearby glaciers - Michael Hambrey, SwissEduc (httpwww.swisseduc.ch) and Glaciers online (httpwww.glaciers-online.net)
Lewis Glacier, Mt. Kenya, mid 1990s. This glacier has retreated by more than 800 metres between 1893 and 2004 - S. Ardito
Maliy Aktru Glacier, Russian Altai. This glacier shows a slightly negative mass balance cumulating in the ice loss of about 4 metres equivalent over the period 1964 to 2005 - Y.K. Nazozhniy, World Glaciers Monitoring Service
Tsentralniy Tuyuksuyskiy Glacier, Kazhak Tien Shan - V.N. Vinokhodov
Shrinking of Fedchenko Glacier in the Pamirs of Tajikistan. The debris-covered glacier tongue retreated by more than 1 km since 1933 and lowered by about 50 metres since 1980 - V. Novikov, data from the Tajik Agency on Hydrometerology
Shrinking of Vernagtferner Glacier, Austria, 1912 - O. Gruber- provided by Glaziologie.de
Shrinking of Vernagtferner Glacier, Austria, 1938 - H. Schatz provided by Glaziologie.de
Shrinking of Vernagtferner Glacier, Austria, 1968 - H. Rentsch provided by Glaziologie.de
Shrinking of Vernagtferner Glacier, Austria, 2003 - M. Siebers provided by Glaziologie.de