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Nicolaj Krog Larsen

An aerial view of 80 years of climate-related glacier fluctuations in southeast Greenland

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An aerial view of 80 years of climate-related glacier fluctuations in southeast Greenland. / Bjørk, Anders Anker; Kjær, K.H.; Korsgaard, Nikolaj; Kjeldsen, K.K.; Funder, Svend Visby; Khan, Sarfaraz Anwar; Andresen, C.S.; Box, J.E.; Larsen, Nicolaj Krog.

I: Nature Geoscience, Bind 5, Nr. 6, 01.06.2012, s. 427-432.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskrift/Konferencebidrag i tidsskrift /Bidrag til avisTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

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Bjørk, AA, Kjær, KH, Korsgaard, N, Kjeldsen, KK, Funder, SV, Khan, SA, Andresen, CS, Box, JE & Larsen, NK 2012, 'An aerial view of 80 years of climate-related glacier fluctuations in southeast Greenland', Nature Geoscience, bind 5, nr. 6, s. 427-432. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1481

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Bjørk, A. A., Kjær, K. H., Korsgaard, N., Kjeldsen, K. K., Funder, S. V., Khan, S. A., ... Larsen, N. K. (2012). An aerial view of 80 years of climate-related glacier fluctuations in southeast Greenland. Nature Geoscience, 5(6), 427-432. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1481

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Bjørk AA, Kjær KH, Korsgaard N, Kjeldsen KK, Funder SV, Khan SA, Andresen CS, Box JE, Larsen NK. 2012. An aerial view of 80 years of climate-related glacier fluctuations in southeast Greenland. Nature Geoscience. 5(6):427-432. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1481

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Bjørk AA, Kjær KH, Korsgaard N, Kjeldsen KK, Funder SV, Khan SA o.a. An aerial view of 80 years of climate-related glacier fluctuations in southeast Greenland. Nature Geoscience. 2012 jun 1;5(6):427-432. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1481

Author

Bjørk, Anders Anker ; Kjær, K.H. ; Korsgaard, Nikolaj ; Kjeldsen, K.K. ; Funder, Svend Visby ; Khan, Sarfaraz Anwar ; Andresen, C.S. ; Box, J.E. ; Larsen, Nicolaj Krog. / An aerial view of 80 years of climate-related glacier fluctuations in southeast Greenland. I: Nature Geoscience. 2012 ; Bind 5, Nr. 6. s. 427-432.

Bibtex

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abstract = "Widespread retreat of glaciers has been observed along the southeastern margin of Greenland. This retreat has been associated with increased air and ocean temperatures. However, most observations are from the satellite era; presatellite observations of Greenlandic glaciers are rare. Here we present a unique record that documents the frontal positions for 132 southeast Greenlandic glaciers from rediscovered historical aerial imagery beginning in the early 1930s. We combine the historical aerial images with both early and modern satellite imagery to extract frontal variations of marine- and land-terminating outlet glaciers, as well as local glaciers and ice caps, over the past 80 years. The images reveal a regional response to external forcing regardless of glacier type, terminal environment and size. Furthermore, the recent retreat was matched in its vigour during a period of warming in the 1930s with comparable increases in air temperature. We show that many land-terminating glaciers underwent a more rapid retreat in the 1930s than in the 2000s, whereas marine-terminating glaciers retreated more rapidly during the recent warming.",
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AU - Korsgaard, Nikolaj

AU - Kjeldsen, K.K.

AU - Funder, Svend Visby

AU - Khan, Sarfaraz Anwar

AU - Andresen, C.S.

AU - Box, J.E.

AU - Larsen, Nicolaj Krog

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N2 - Widespread retreat of glaciers has been observed along the southeastern margin of Greenland. This retreat has been associated with increased air and ocean temperatures. However, most observations are from the satellite era; presatellite observations of Greenlandic glaciers are rare. Here we present a unique record that documents the frontal positions for 132 southeast Greenlandic glaciers from rediscovered historical aerial imagery beginning in the early 1930s. We combine the historical aerial images with both early and modern satellite imagery to extract frontal variations of marine- and land-terminating outlet glaciers, as well as local glaciers and ice caps, over the past 80 years. The images reveal a regional response to external forcing regardless of glacier type, terminal environment and size. Furthermore, the recent retreat was matched in its vigour during a period of warming in the 1930s with comparable increases in air temperature. We show that many land-terminating glaciers underwent a more rapid retreat in the 1930s than in the 2000s, whereas marine-terminating glaciers retreated more rapidly during the recent warming.

AB - Widespread retreat of glaciers has been observed along the southeastern margin of Greenland. This retreat has been associated with increased air and ocean temperatures. However, most observations are from the satellite era; presatellite observations of Greenlandic glaciers are rare. Here we present a unique record that documents the frontal positions for 132 southeast Greenlandic glaciers from rediscovered historical aerial imagery beginning in the early 1930s. We combine the historical aerial images with both early and modern satellite imagery to extract frontal variations of marine- and land-terminating outlet glaciers, as well as local glaciers and ice caps, over the past 80 years. The images reveal a regional response to external forcing regardless of glacier type, terminal environment and size. Furthermore, the recent retreat was matched in its vigour during a period of warming in the 1930s with comparable increases in air temperature. We show that many land-terminating glaciers underwent a more rapid retreat in the 1930s than in the 2000s, whereas marine-terminating glaciers retreated more rapidly during the recent warming.

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