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Combined heat, ice and water balances at selected glacier basins

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Combined heat, ice and water balances at selected glacier basins

a guide for compilation and assemblage of data for glacier mass balance measurements.

by UNESCO

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Published by Unesco, Iash in [Paris] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciology.

  • Edition Notes

    A contribution to the International hydrological decade.

    SeriesTechnical papers in hydrology,, 5
    ContributionsInternational Association of Scientific Hydrology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB651 .T42 no. 5, GB2403 .T42 no. 5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4370463M
    LC Control Number78546639

    The Heihe River is the second largest inland basin in China; runoff in the upper reach greatly affects the socio-economic development in the downstream area. The relationship between spatial vegetation patterns and catchment hydrological processes in the upper Heihe basin has remained unclear to date. In this study, a distributed ecohydrological model is developed to Cited by: It is situated in a deep basin – in , a bathymetric survey recorded a maximum depth of m; in , as the lake enlarged, it was over 14 m deep. Besides the climate-driven glacier retreat, the lake has been growing due to increased glacier melting, caused by heat transfer between the lake water and the ice.

    The distribution of land and water—the configuration of continental areas and oceanic basins—the circulation of oceanic and terrestrial waters—earth-movements and volcanoes—ice-formations—the atmosphere—climatology—the geographical distribution of plants and animals—in a word, the world as one organic whole now forms the subject. 14 LAKE STRATIFICATION (Layering) and TURNOVER. Heat from the sun and changing seasons cause water in large lakes to stratify or form layers. In winter, the ice cover stays at 0 degrees C (32 degrees F) and the water remains warmer below the ice than in the air above. Water is most dense at 4 degrees C (39 degrees F).

    This book makes recommendations and sets guidelines for the future of climate change and water security in the Himalayan Region. This report emphasizes that social changes, such as changing patterns of water use and water management decisions, are likely to have at least as much of an impact on water demand as environmental factors do on water supply. For example, among the diversity of presentations are glacier changes throughout the whole of Russia, water from the highlands in South Africa, water and ice in northern Iceland, hydropower in the Eastern Himalaya and downstream impacts in the same region, ice, water, and mummies in the Andes and other tropical mountains, along with.


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Part II: Specifications, Standards and Data Exchange (UNESCO/IAHS Technical Papers in Hydrology 5), UNESCO, Paris, France. Google ScholarCited by: 5 Combined Heat, Ice and Water Balances at Selected Glacier Basins.

A Guide for Compilation and Assemblage of Data for Glacier Mass Balance Measurements. 6 Textbooks on Hydrology. Analyses and Synoptic Tables of Contents of Selected Textbooks. Compilation and Assenblaqe of Data for a World Glacier Inventory Wa r Bal nceS at Selected Glacier Basins.

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Part Specifications, Stan ar s a Data Exc nqe. An early document providing background to the modern glaciological fieldwork is “Combined heat, ice and water balances at selected glacier basins: A guide for compilation and assemblage of data for glacier mass balance measurements“, published by UNESCO/IASH in.

5 Combined Heat, Ice and Water Balances at Selected Glacier Basins. A Guide for Compilation and Assemblage of Data for Glacier Mass Balance Measurements. 6 Textbooks on hydrology - Analyses and Synoptic Tables of Contents of Selected Textbooks.

7 Scientific Framework of World Water Balance. 8 Flood Studies - an International Guide for Collection. Of particular significance was the program of “Combined Heat, Ice and Water Balances at Selected Glacier Basins”. A number of glaciers were selected to represent all major climatic conditions, and standard measurements which could be compared with one another were undertaken for the duration of IHD.

Full text of "Selected water resources abstracts" See other formats. Most of the ice of the North Inylchek Glacier remains in a stagnant state except for the upstream part, but a relatively high velocity of 20–40 cm/day with an RMSE of 3 cm/day was observed on.

working group on Combined Heat, Ice and Water Balances at Selected Basins (UNESCO/IAHS, b and ). Clearly, this task is outside the range of the glacier inventory project. But the inventory can, as shown below, be used to evaluate the representativeness of the glaciers selected for mass balance and tongue fluctuation measurements.

Combined heat, ice and water balances at selected glacier basins: A guide for compilation and assem UNESCO A la cabeza de título: A contribution to the International Hydrological Decade. Over the pastyears, Earth's climate has varied with ice-age cycles of aroundyears duration.

Sea-level changes of more than m, primarily driven by growth and decay of ice sheets in the Northern Hemisphere, have accompanied these climate oscillations (Figure ).Sea level during the last interglacial, the warm period aroundyears ago before Cited by: 2.

Among the six different concepts for quantifying glacier contribution detected by Radić and Hock (), two major groups can be separated: Some studies consider only melt water originating from the ablation area (i.e., bare-ice melt) as glacier runoff and explicitly exclude snowmelt over the glacier (e.g., Jost et al.,Koboltschnig and Cited by: It is now recognized that ocean heat plays an important role in forcing increased ice discharge via processes such as circulation of the water near the ice, rapid melting of floating glacier tongues, calving at the glacier terminus, and the glacier’s response (changing terminus position, elevation, and velocity field).

snow and ice in the hydrosphere by discussing topics including snowpack character-istics, snow observation approaches, the energy balance of snow-covered areas, and modeling of snowmelt.

Furthermore, the role of glaciers and glacial mass balances, including modeling glacier discharge, is discussed. Finally, an overview of the. Here, we presented an evaluation of morphometric effects on the glacier mass balances of the Puruogangri ice field (PIF) on the Tibetan Plateau.

A clear spatial variability of glacier mass balances, ranging from − to + mw.e.year −1, was estimated by comparing the TanDEM-X DEM () with the SRTM-X DEM (). In general, the. Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Glacier Melt and Potential Adaptations for Indian Agriculture* Bharat R Sharma and Devesh Sharma International Water Management Institute, New Delhi office, India ([email protected])In Asia, more than a billion people could be affected by a decline in the availability offreshwater, particularly in large river basins, by.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.The km-long Sierra Nevada underwent extensive Pleistocene glaciation except for its southernmost km.

Presently, ∼ small glaciers and ice masses near the crest of the range occur above m in elevation; these covered an area of ∼50 km 2 in Fourteen of the largest glaciers decreased by about one half in area during the period from to Cited by: Budd, W. F. & Smith, I. N. () The growth and retreat of ice sheets in response to orbital radiation changes.

In: Sea Level, Ice, and Climatic Change. Proceedings of a Symposium held during the XVII General Assembly of the IUGG at Canberra, Decemberpp. – IAHS PublicationInternational Association of Hydrologic Sciences, Wallingford.