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Project

Modeling of the contribution of glaciers and small ice caps on the global sea level: the Morteratsch-glacier (Switzerland) and the Hans Tausen ice cap (Greenland) (FWOTM693)

The Morteratsch Glacier (romansh: Vadret da Morteratsch) is the largest glacier by area in the Bernina Range of the Bündner Alps in Switzerland.
Hans Tausen Iskappe is an ice cap in northern Greenland. It is about 75 km from north to south and 50 km from east to west and sits on a 1000 m high plateau. Ice cores show it is around 3500-4000 years old. It formed since the Holocene climatic optimum of 6000-8000 BP
Date:1 Oct 2013 →  30 Sep 2017
Keywords:Geographics
Disciplines:Glaciology, Geomatic engineering, Instructional sciences, Soil sciences, challenges and pollution , Urban and regional design, development and planning, Physical geography and environmental geoscience