Saint Sorlin, Alps

Mass Balance Factsheet for the Saint Sorlin 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: 356
  • Latitude: 45.17°N
  • Longitude: 6.15°E
  • Height min: 2600 m a.s.l.
  • Height max: 3463 m a.s.l.
  • Measurement types: MASS BALANCE & FRONT VARIATION
  • Current Principal Investigator: Christian Vincent, Delphine Six & Colleagues
  • Current Sponsoring Agency: LABORATOIRE DE GLACIOLOGIE ET GEOPHYSIQUE DE L’ENVIRONNEMENT (ST-MARTIN-D’HERES, FR)
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Terrestrial and satellite map of Saint Sorlin glacier (Google Maps)

Saint Sorlin glacier Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2015)

Saint Sorlin glacier Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1956/57:

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

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Overview

last change 17/08/2016