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Annals of Glaciology
Volume 34

Papers from the
International Symposium on Remote Sensing in Glaciology

held in Maryland, U.S.A.,
4–8 June 2001
Cover: Annals Vol. 34

Editors: J.-G. Winther and R. Solberg

Contents

1-7
Time-series analysis of passive-microwave-derived central North American snow water equivalent imagery
C. Derksen, A. Walker, E. LeDrew and B. Goodison

8-14
Snow-cover variations over the Mackenzie River basin, Canada, derived from SSM/I passive-microwave satellite data
Anne E. Walker and Arvids Silis

15-23
Northern Great Plains 1996/97 seasonal evolution of snowpack parameters from satellite passive-microwave measurements
Nelly M. Mognard and Edward G. Josberger

24-30
Assessment of the relative accuracy of hemispheric-scale snow-cover maps
Dorothy K. Hall, Richard E. J. Kelly, George A. Riggs, Alfred T. C. Chang and James L. Foster

31-37
Retrieval of snow reflectance from Landsat data in rugged terrain
Li Xin, Toshio Koike and Cheng Guodong

38-44
Hemispheric-scale comparison and evaluation of passive-microwave snow algorithms
Richard L. Armstrong and Mary J. Brodzik

45-52
Development and validation of a snow albedo algorithm for the MODIS instrument
Andrew G. Klein and Julienne Stroeve

53-57
Usage of high-resolution Landsat 7 band 8 for single-band snow-cover classification
Stefan W. Vogel

58-64
Use of passive-microwave data to monitor spatial and temporal variations of snow cover at tree line, near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
Frédérique C. Pivot, Claude Kergomard and Claude R. Duguay

65-70
Towards a snow-depth distribution model in a heterogeneous subalpine forest using a Landsat TM image and an aerial photograph
Manfred Stähli, Jesko Schaper and Andreas Papritz

71-73
Spectral snow-reflectance models for grain-size and liquid-water fraction in melting snow for the solar-reflected spectrum
Robert O. Green, Jeff Dozier, Dar Roberts and Tom Painter

74-80
Remote sensing of snow grain-size and impurities from Airborne Multispectral Scanner data using a snow bidirectional reflectance distribution function model
Tomonori Tanikawa, Teruo Aoki and Fumihiko Nishio

81-88
Snow dunes and glazed surfaces in Antarctica: new field and remote-sensing data
Massimo Frezzotti, Stefano Gandolfi, Floriana la Marca and Stefano Urbini

89-94
Physical properties of the seasonal snow cover in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica
Eija Kärkäs, Hardy B. Granberg, Kimmo Kanto, Kai Rasmus, Chantale Lavoie and Matti Leppäranta

95-100
The regional distribution of the dry-snow zone on the Antarctic Peninsula north of 70ºS
Frank Rau and Matthias Braun

101-105
Aggregate-area radiative flux biases
Xuanji Wang and Jeffrey R. Key

106-112
Temperature variability at Siple Dome, West Antarctica, derived from ECMWF re-analyses, SSM/I and SMMR brightness temperatures and AWS records
Sarah B. Das, Richard B. Alley, David B. Reusch and Christopher A. Shuman

113-120
In situ and satellite surface temperature records in Antarctica
Christopher A. Shuman and Josefino C. Comiso

121-126
Reflectance of Antarctica from 3 to 5 μm: discrimination of surface snow and cloud properties
Wendy M. Calvin, Margaret Milman and Hugh H. Kieffer

127-133
Long melt seasons on ice shelves of the Antarctic Peninsula: an analysis using satellite-based microwave emission measurements
Mark A. Fahnestock, Waleed Abdalati and Christopher A. Shuman

134-140
Low microwave brightness temperatures in central Antarctica: observed features and implications
Sylviane Surdyk

141-149
The impact of cloud cover on the net radiation budget of the Greenland ice sheet
F. G. L. Cawkwell and J. L. Bamber

150-156
Electromagnetic wave speed in polar ice: validation of the common-midpoint technique with high-resolution dielectric-profiling and γ-density measurements
O. Eisen, U. Nixdorf, F. Wilhelms and H. Miller

157-164
Scattering of VHF radio waves from within the top 700 m of the Antarctic ice sheet and its relation to the depositional environment: a case-study along the Syowa-Mizuho-Dome Fuji traverse
Shuji Fujita, Hideo Maeno, Teruo Furukawa and Kenichi Matsuoka

165-170
Polarization of radio waves transmitted through Antarctic ice shelves
C. S. M. Doake, H. F. J. Corr and A. Jenkins

171-176
A ground-based, multi-frequency ice-penetrating radar system
Kenichi Matsuoka, Hideo Maeno, Seiho Uratsuka, Shuji Fujita, Teruo Furukawa and Okitsugu Watanabe

177-183
Synthetic aperture radar detection of the snowline on Commonwealth and Howard Glaciers, Taylor Valley, Antarctica
Patrick Bardel, Andrew G. Fountain, Dorothy K. Hall and Ron Kwok

184-188
Mapping of permafrost on Vega Island, Antarctic Peninsula, using satellite images and aerial photography
Evgeniy Ermolin, HernŠn de Angelis and Pedro Skvarca

189-194
Acceleration of Pine Island and Thwaites Glaciers, West Antarctica
Eric Rignot, David G. Vaughan, Marjorie Schmeltz, Todd Dupont and Douglas MacAyeal

195-201
Ice-sheet velocity mapping: a combined interferometric and speckle-tracking approach
Ian Joughin

202-208
Tidal flexure along ice-sheet margins: comparison of InSAR with an elastic-plate model
Marjorie Schmeltz, Eric Rignot and Douglas MacAyeal

209-216
Crevasse ages on the northern margin of Ice Stream C, West Antarctica
B. E. Smith, N. E. Lord and C. R. Bentley

217-227
Mass balance of East Antarctic glaciers and ice shelves from satellite data
Eric Rignot

228-234
Velocity and strain rates derived from InSAR analysis over the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica
N. W. Young and G. Hyland

235-240
50 years of ice-front changes between the Adélie and Banzare Coasts, East Antarctica
Massimo Frezzotti and Marco Polizzi

241-246
Iceberg calving from the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica
Helen A. Fricker, Neal W. Young, Ian Allison and Richard Coleman

247-254
A new tide model for the Antarctic ice shelves and seas
Laurie Padman, Helen A. Fricker, Richard Coleman, Susan Howard and Lana Erofeeva

255-262
Motion of major ice-shelf fronts in Antarctica from slant-range analysis of radar altimeter data, 1978-98
H. J. Zwally, M. A. Beckley, A. C. Brenner and M. B. Giovinetto

263-268
RADARSAT-1 Antarctic Mapping Project: change-detection and surface velocity campaign
Kenneth C. Jezek

269-276
RADARSAT interferometry for Antarctic grounding-zone mapping
L. Gray, N. Short, R. Bindschadler, I. Joughin, L. Padman, P. Vornberger and A. Khananian

277-282
Northern Larsen Ice Shelf, Antarctica: further retreat after collapse
Helmut Rott, Wolfgang Rack, Pedro Skvarca and HernŠn de Angelis

283-290
Ice dolines on Larsen Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Robert Bindschadler, Ted Scambos, Helmut Rott, Pedro Skvarca and Patricia Vornberger

291-298
An image-enhanced DEM of the Greenland ice sheet
Ted A. Scambos and Terry Haran

299-302
Modeled seasonal variations of firn density induced by steady-state surface air-temperature cycle
Li Jun and H. Jay Zwally

303-308
Modeling of ice flow and internal layers along a flowline through Swiss Camp, West Greenland
W. L. Wang, H. J. Zwally, W. Abdalati and S. Luo

309-314
Mapping of a hydrological ice-sheet drainage basin on the West Greenland ice-sheet margin from ERS-1/-2 SAR interferometry, ice-radar measurement and modelling
A. P. Ahlstrøm, C. Egede Bøggild, J. J. Mohr, N. Reeh, E. Lintz Christensen, O. B. Olesen and K. Keller

315-322
Three-dimensional glacier surface motion maps at the GjŠlp eruption site, Iceland, inferred from combining InSAR and other ice-displacement data
Sverrir Gudmundsson, Magnus Tumi Gudmundsson, Helgi Björnsson, Freysteinn Sigmundsson, Helmut Rott and Jens Michael Carstensen

323-329
Ice dynamics during a surge of Sortebrś, East Greenland
Tavi Murray, Tazio Strozzi, Adrian Luckman, Hamish Pritchard and Hester Jiskoot

330-334
Improvement of elevation accuracy for mass-balance monitoring using in-flight laser calibration
Sagi Filin and BeŠta Csathó

335-342
Detection of superimposed ice on the glaciers Kongsvegen and midre Lovénbreen, Svalbard, using SAR satellite imagery
Max König, Jemma Wadham, Jan-Gunnar Winther, Jack Kohler and Anne-Marie Nuttall

343-348
Using aerial photography to study glacier changes in Norway
Liss Marie Andreassen, Hallgeir Elvehøy and Bjarne Kjøllmoen

349-354
Estimation of the ELA on Hardangerjøkulen, Norway during the 1995/96 winter season using repeat-pass SAR coherence
R. E. J. Kelly

355-361
The new remote-sensing-derived Swiss glacier inventory. I. Methods
Frank Paul, Andreas Kääb, Max Maisch, Tobias Kellenberger and Wilfried Haeberli

362-366
The new remote-sensing-derived Swiss glacier inventory: II. First results
Andreas Kääb, Frank Paul, Max Maisch, Martin Hoelzle and Wilfried Haeberli

367-372
Use of remotely-sensed and field data to estimate the contribution of Chilean glaciers to eustatic sea-level rise
Andrés Rivera, César AcuŮa, Gino Casassa and Francisca Bown

373-378
Inventory of glaciers in isla Riesco, Patagonia, Chile, based on aerial photography and satellite imagery
Gino Casassa, Katrine Smith, Andrés Rivera, José Araos, Michael Schnirch and Christoph Schneider

379-384
Calving rates in fresh water: new data from southern Patagonia
P. Skvarca, H. de Angelis, R. Naruse, C. R. Warren and M. Aniya

385-390
Utilization of 6 × 6 cm format vertical aerial photographs for repetitive mapping of surface morphology and measurement of flow velocities of a small glacier in a remote area: Glaciar Soler, Hielo Patagónico Norte, Chile
Masamu Aniya, Renji Naruse and Satoru Yamaguchi

391-398
Determination of melt-onset and refreeze timing on southeast Alaskan icefields using SSM/I diurnal amplitude variations
Joan M. Ramage and Bryan L. Isacks

399-408
ASTER measurement of supraglacial lakes in the Mount Everest region of the Himalaya
Rick L. Wessels, Jeffrey S. Kargel and Hugh H. Kieffer

409-414
Optical characteristics of cryoconite (surface dust) on glaciers: the relationship between light absorbency and the property of organic matter contained in the cryoconite
Nozomu Takeuchi

415-419
The potential of using Landsat 7 ETM+ for the classification of sea-ice surface conditions during summer
Thorsten Markus, Donald J. Cavalieri and Alvaro Ivanoff

420-428
Correlation and trend studies of the sea-ice cover and surface temperatures in the Arctic
Josefino C. Comiso

429-434
Deriving sea-ice thickness and ice types in the Sea of Okhotsk using dual-frequency airborne SAR (Pi-SAR) data
Takeshi Matsuoka, Seiho Uratsuka, Makoto Satake, Akitsugu Nadai, Toshihiko Umehara, Hideo Maeno, Hiroyuki Wakabayashi, Fumihiko Nishio and Yasushi Fukamachi

435-440
Trends in the length of the Southern Ocean sea-ice season, 1979-99
Claire L. Parkinson

441-446
A 21 year record of Arctic sea-ice extents and their regional, seasonal and monthly variability and trends
Claire L. Parkinson and Donald J. Cavalieri

447-453
Arctic sea-ice area and volume production: 1996/97 versus 1997/98
Ron Kwok