OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Gebroulaz glacier - France
OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Gebroulaz glacier
Parent Site Name
Gebroulaz glacier (GEB) is located in the Vanoise massif (France), between 2700 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. GEB is a part of the French Glacier Observatory GLACIOCLIM/CRYOBS-CLIM.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
All the series on Gebroulaz glacier (GEB) are unique and necessary for glaciological studies.
1983 is the first date with continuous mass balance measurements on this glacier
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