Storbreen, Scandinavia

Mass Balance Factsheet for the Storbreen, Scandinavia

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

FACTS:

  • Political unit: NO
  • WGMS ID: 302
  • Latitude: 61.57°N
  • Longitude: 8.13°E
  • Height min: 1400 m a.s.l.
  • Height max: 2102 m a.s.l.
  • Measurement types: MASS BALANCE, THICKNESS CHANGE & FRONT VARIATION
  • Current Principal Investigator: LISS M. ANDREASSEN & Colleagues
  • Current Sponsoring Agency: NORWEGIAN WATER RESOURCES AND ENERGY DIRECTORATE (NVE) – SECTION FOR GLACIERS, SNOW AND ICE (OSLO, NO)
Storbreen in July 2008 (taken by Liss M. Andreassen on 29/07/2008)

Storbreen in July 2008 (taken by Liss M. Andreassen on 29/07/2008)

Terrestrial and satellite map of Storbreen (Google Maps)

Storbreen Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Storbreen Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1948/49:

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Additional data available: Front Variation (FV), Thickness Change (TC) and Glacier Outlines:

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Overview

last change 18/08/2016