First comprehensive documentation of glacial retreat in the Alps

Berlin, Germany (SPX) Jul 13, 2020
A research team from Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg (FAU) conducted the first study of area and elevation changes for all Alpine glaciers over a period of 14 years. This involved comparing three-dimensional terrain models obtained from the German radar satellite mission TanDEM-X and the German-US Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) between 2000 and 2014. The team combined

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