Argentiere, Alps

Mass Balance Factsheet for the Argentiere glacier, Alps

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For additional information on the status of the glacier and on data relating to annual mass balance and other measurements, visit the WGMS Fluctuations of Glaciers Browser.

FACTS:

  • Political unit: FR
  • WGMS ID: 354
  • Latitude: 45.95°N
  • Longitude: 6.98°E
  • Height min: 1500 m a.s.l.
  • Height max: 3500 m a.s.l.
  • Measurement types: MASS BALANCE & FRONT VARIATION (RECONSTRUCTION AND OBSERVATION)
  • Current Principal Investigator: Christian Vincent, Delphine Six & Colleagues
  • Current Sponsoring Agency: LABORATOIRE DE GLACIOLOGIE ET GEOPHYSIQUE DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT (ST-MARTIN-D’HERES, FR)
Argentiere glacier in August 2009 (taken by WIKIMEDIA USER: GNOMEFILLIERE on 29/08/2009)

Argentiere glacier in August 2009 (taken by WIKIMEDIA USER: GNOMEFILLIERE on 29/08/2009)

Terrestrial and satellite map of Argentiere glacier (Google Maps)

Argentieree glacier Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2015)

Argentiere glacier Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1975/76:

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Additional data available: Front Variation (FV), Front Variation Reconstructions (FV Rec) and Glacier Outlines:

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Overview

last change 18/08/2016