OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Laurichard rock glacier - France

Basic Information
Site Name
OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Laurichard rock glacier
Short name
LAU_RGL
Country
France
Site Manager
Site Description
An active rock glacier in the French Alps, at the climatic boundary between Mediterranean and Oceanic climatic zones, near the Col du Lautaret (45°N). Located between 2650 and 2450 m asl, this ice-rich permafrost landforms, typical of high mountain periglacial environments, is studied since the late 70' and has the longest series of monitoring. Its displacements are measured using geodetic methods (total station, GPS, terrestrial LiDAR and photogrammetry).
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2020-03-02 03:03:26

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General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Purpose
Monitoring of the Laurichard rock glacier aims at understanding the responses of mountain permafrost to Climate and Global change.
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Geographic
Size
1300.00ha
Elevation (average)
2550.00msl
Elevation (min)
2450.00msl
Elevation (max)
2650.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER France (CZO_EU_FR_228)This site is a verified "LTER France" member.
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