Wurtenkees, Alps

Mass Balance Factsheet for the Wurtenkees, 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: AT
  • WGMS ID: 545
  • Latitude: 47.04°N
  • Longitude: 13.01°E
  • Height min: 2380 m a.s.l.
  • Height max: 3120 m a.s.l.
  • Measurement types: MASS BALANCE, THICKNESS CHANGE & FRONT VARIATION
  • Current Principal Investigator: Bernard Hynek, & Colleagues
  • Current Sponsoring Agency: Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik (ZAMG), AT

Wurtenkees in August 2011 (taken by Gerhard Palnstorfer on 19/08/2011)

Wurtenkees in August 2011 (taken by Gerhard Palnstorfer on 19/08/2011)


Terrestrial and satellite map of Wurtenkees (Google Maps)

Wurtenkees Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Wurtenkees Annual Mass Balance (WGMS, 2016)

Continuous Mass Balance (MB) measurements since 1952/53:

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

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Selected references: tba

Overview

last change 16/11/2016