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Analysis of time series of glacier speed: Columbia Glacier, Alaska

Journal of Geophysical Research
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Abstract

During the summer of 1984 and 1985, laser measurements were made of the distance from a reference location to markers on the surface of the lower reach of Columbia Glacier, Alaska. The speed varies from 7 to 15 m/d and has three noteworthy components: 1) a low-frequency perturbation in speed with a time scale of days related to increased precipitation, 2) semidiurnal and diurnal variations related to sea tides, and 3) diurnal variations related to glacier surface melt. -from Authors

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Analysis of time series of glacier speed: Columbia Glacier, Alaska
Series title Journal of Geophysical Research
Volume 92
Issue B9
Year Published 1987
Language English
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Journal of Geophysical Research
First page 8969
Last page 8975