OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Argentiere glacier - France

Basic Information
Site Name
OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Argentiere glacier
Short name
ARG
Country
France
Site Manager
Site Description
Argentiere glacier (ARG) is located in the Mont-Blanc valley (France), between 1500 and 3400 m altitude. The glacier is one of the glaciers with longest records of glacier mass balance worldwide. Data series are continuous and cover few decades.This site is also characterized by the complete glaciological parameters performed annually to complete annual and seasonnal mass balance : ice velocity, ice thickness variation, snout position.In addition, meteorological observations complete the data base. 1 weather station, running since 2006, is located on the moraine. ARG is a part of the French Glacier Observatory GLACIOCLIM/CRYOBS-CLIM.
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2021-02-24 03:02:00

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Geographic
Size
1300.00ha
Elevation (average)
2500.00msl
Elevation (min)
1500.00msl
Elevation (max)
3400.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW)The affiliation of this site with "Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW)" is not verified.
OZCAR RIThe affiliation of this site with "OZCAR RI" is not verified.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)The affiliation of this site with "World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)" is not verified.
LTER France (CZO_FR_EU_211)This site is a verified "LTER France" member.
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