OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Argentiere glacier - France
OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Argentiere glacier
Parent Site Name
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.
General Characteristics and Status
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
ILTER✔This site is a verified "ILTER" member.
Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW)✖The affiliation of this site with "Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW)" is not verified.
OZCAR RI✖The affiliation of this site with "OZCAR RI" is not verified.
LTER Europe✔This 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.