2013 Time lapse photography of Helheim glacier (NERC grant NE/I007148/1)

Dataset description

These high resolution high-oblique time-lapse images were collected in hourly intervals from 5 locations around Helheim glacier in SE Greenland in the summer of 2013. Three cameras (Cameras 1, 2 and 3) were aimed at the calving front ~3.5 km down glacier from the calving front and two cameras (Cameras 4 and 5) were aimed cross-glacier ~3 km up glacier from the calving front. The images are in two stereo groups allowing the extraction of 3D data with significant processing though there are some optical issues that will degrade quality. Links to Published Papers: 1, Extensive Retreat of Greenland Tidewater Glaciers 2000-2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1657/AAAR0014-049 2, Dynamics of glacier calving at the ungrounded margin of Helheim Glacier South East Greenland. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JF003531 3, Reverse Glacier motion during Iceberg calving and the cause of Glacial Earthquakes. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aab0460. 5, A High-resolution Sensor Network for Monitoring Glacier Dynamics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2014.2348534. , On the Role of Buoyant Flexure in Glacier Calving. 6, Buoyant Flexure controls summer dynamic mass loss at Helheim Glacier Greenland

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Dataset details

Author(s) Not available
Principal Investigator(s) Not available
Language English
Curator British Geological Survey
Supply media/format Not available
Storage format Not available
Frequency of update not applicable
Start of capture {ts '2013-07-13 00:00:00'} Not known
End of capture {ts '2013-09-02 00:00:00'} 2nd September 2013
Contact details
Department Enquiries
Organisation British Geological Survey
Address Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth
City Nottingham
County Nottinghamshire
Country United Kingdom
Postcode NG12 5GG
E-mail enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)115 936 3143
Fax +44 (0)115 936 3276
Keywords
Topic category code (ISO) geoscientificInformation (information pertaining to earth sciences)
Keywords GLACIERS
PHOTOGRAMMETRY
Keyword source BGS Keyphrases
Spatial details
Spatial Reference System GR96 / UTM zone 24N [3184]
Dataset extent
Coverage (Lat/Long) North boundary : 83
East boundary  : -20
South boundary : 60
West boundary  : -80
Metadata
Metadata language English
Metadata last updated 17th January 2017
Metadata standard compliance NERC profile of ISO19115:2003
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