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Annals of Glaciology
Volume 8

Proceedings of the Symposium on Glacier Mapping and Surveying

held in Reykjavík, Iceland,
26-29 August 1985
Cover: Annals Vol. 8

Editor: G. Strem

Contents

1
Introduction
Professor Hans Röthlisberger

2
Welcoming address
Gudmundur Magnusson

3
Welcoming address
Jakob Björnsson

4-7
The history of mapping in Iceland, with special reference to glaciers
Haukur Tómasson

8-10
Mapping structure and morphology of Soler Glacier, in northern Patagonia, Chile, using near-vertical, aerial photographs, taken with a non-metric 6 × 6 cm-format camera
Masamu Aniya and Renji Naruse

11-18
Surface and bedrock topography of ice caps in Iceland, mapped by radio echo-sounding
Helgi Björnsson

19-21
Delineation of glacier drainage basins on western Vatnajökull
Helgi Björnsson

22-26
Surface velocity determination on large polar glaciers by aerial photogrammetry
H.H. Brecher

27-30
Photo-interpretation, digital mapping, and the evolution of glaciers in Glacier National Park, B.C.
André Champoux and C.S.L. Ommanney

31-33
Evolution of the Illecillewaet Glacier, Glacier National Park, B.C., using historical data, aerial photography and satellite image analysis
André Champoux and C.S.L. Ommanney

34-36
Map of the Mount Gongga glacier: a combination of terrestrial and aerial photogrammetry
Chen Jianming

37-41
Radio-echo investigations of Ronne Ice Shelf
R.D. Crabtree and C.S.M. Doake

42-46
Least squares method used in reduction of data from theodolite measurements on fast moving glaciers
D. Dahl-Jensen, J.P. Steffensen and S.J. Johnsen

47-50
Digital mapping in Polar regions from Landsat photographic products: a case study
J.A. Dowdeswell and A.P.R. Cooper

51-58
Digital mapping of the Nordaustlandet ice caps from airborne geophysical investigations
J.A. Dowdeswell, D.J. Drewry, A.P.R. Cooper, M.R. Gorman, O. Liestøl and O. Orheim

59-64
Glacier volume estimation on Cascade volcanoes: an analysis and comparison with other methods
C.L. Driedger and P.M. Kennard

65-68
Recession of Grasshopper Glacier, Montana, since 1898
Jane G. Ferrigno

69-72
Seasat range measurements verified on a 3-D ice sheet
N.S. Gundestrup, R.A. Bindschadler and H.J. Zwally

73-77
Glacier mapping to confirm results from mass-balance measurements
Nils Haakensen

78-81
Mapping the distribution of buried glacier ice—an example from Lago delle Locce, Monte Rosa, Italian Alps
W. Haeberli and F. Epifani

82-89
Short period motion events on Variegated Glacier as observed by automatic photography and seismic methods
W.D. Harrison, C.F. Raymond and P. MacKeith

90-92
The use of Landsat digital data for glacier inventories
P.J. Howarth and C.S.L. Ommanney

93-95
High-precision distance measurement with an unmanned moving target
H. Ito, K. Schroff and Hans-Jörg Frei

96-99
Survey and mapping of recent ice shelf changes and landfast sea ice growth along the north coast of Ellesmere Island, NWT, Canada
M.O. Jeffries and H.V. Serson

100-101
The response time of glaciers in Iceland to changes in climate
Tómas Jóhannesson

102-105
Glacier mapping for an inventory of the Indus drainage basin: current state and future possibilities
W. Kick

106-110
Recent changes of Nordbogletscher and Nordgletscher, Johan Dahl Land, South Greenland
N.Tvis Knudsen

111-116
Main results of mapping glacio-nival systems in the World Atlas of Snow and Ice Resources
Vladimir M. Kotlyakov, Natalia N. Dreyer and Valentina I. Kravtsova

117-123
Using sequential photography to estimate ice velocity at the terminus of Columbia Glacier, Alaska
R.M. Krimmel and L.A. Rasmussen

124-128
Antarctic ice-sheet topography and surface-bedrock relationships
N.F. McIntyre

129-131
Processes which distribute supraglacial debris on the Khumbu Glacier, Nepal Himlaya
M. Nakawo, S. Iwata, O. Watanabe and M. Yoshida

132-134
Mapping Canada's glaciers since 1965
C.S.L. Ommanney

135-140
Repeated glacier mapping for hydrological purposes: water power planning
Gunnar Østrem

141-145
Analysis and simulation of altimeter performance for the production of ice sheet topographic maps
K.C. Partington and C.G. Rapley

146-150
Velocity measurements on Daugaard-Jensen Gletscher, Scoresby Sund, East Greenland
Niels Reeh and Ole B. Olesen

151-155
Determination of changes in volume and elevation of glaciers using digital elevation models for the Vernagtferner, Õtztal Alps, Austria
W. Reinhardt and H. Rentsch

156-158
Results from the radio echo-sounding on parts of the Jostedalsbreen ice cap, Norway
Arne Chr Sætrang and Bjørn Wold

159-163
Multispectral digital image mapping of Antarctic ice features
Charles Swithinbank and Baerbel K. Lucchitta

164-167
Photogrammetric and satellite mapping of the margin of the inland ice, West Greenland
H.H. Thomsen

168-170
Surface features of Ice Stream B, Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica
P.L. Vornberger and I.M. Whillans

171-174
Flow near an ice divide: analysis problems and data requirements
E.D. Waddington, D.A. Fisher, R.M. Koerner and W.S.B. Paterson

175-176
Ice divide migration at Blue Glacier, U.S.A
E.D. Waddington and R.T. Marriott

177-180
Topographic characteristics in the ablation area of the Khumbu Glacier, Nepal Himlaya
O. Watanabe, S. Iwata and H. Fushimi

181-183
The problem of ''hidden'' ice in glacier mapping
W.B. Whalley, H. Elizabeth Martin and Anne F. Gellatly

184-191
Glacier inventories of Iceland: evaluation and use of sources of data
R.S. Williams Jr.

192-195
Cartographic methods for large scale glacier maps
Yin Shicong and Chen Jianming

196
Abstract
Surface topography of the Greenland ice sheet by satellite radar altimetry
R.A. Bindschadler and H.J. Zwally

197
Abstract
Characteristics of surge-type glaciers
G.K.C. Clarke, J. Schmok and C.S.L. Ommanney

197
Abstract
A survey of the Vanderford and Adams Glaciers in East Antarctica
E.R. Davis, D.J. Jones, V.I. Morgan and N.W. Young

198
Abstract
Mass balance along two transects of the Greenland ice sheet
J.M. Kostecka and Ian M. Whillans

198
Abstract
Preliminary evaluation of Landsat 4 & 5 data of Antarctica
J.G. Ferrigno

199-200
Abstract
Ice streams and grounding zones of West Antarctica and the Ross Ice Shelf
S. Shabtaie and C.R. Bentley

200
Abstract
Ice-sheet thickening observed by satellite altimetry
H.J. Zwally

201
Abstract
The role of debris-rich ice in flow near the margins of glaciers
R.W. Baker

202
Abstract
New frontiers of seismic surveying in Antarctica: the mapping of a thin layer at the base of ice Stream B
Donald D. Blankenship

203
Abstract
Mapping recent fluctuations of Shoestring Glacier, Mount St. Helens
M.M. Brugman

204
Abstract
Measurement of short period motion on a fast moving glacier and analysis of data
K. Echelmeyer and B. Kamb

205
Abstract
Compilation of glacier maps for some mountains
Gu Pei and Bu Jeuying

206
Abstract
Annual activity of Hans glacier, Spitsbergen, as determined by photogrammetry and micro-tremors recording
J. Jania, L. Kolondra and S. Rudowski

207
Abstract
Strain rates on Rutford Ice Stream, Antarctica
N. Stephenson and C.S.M. Doake

207
Abstract
Glaciological and hydrological map of the Hornsund Fiord area:
1:75 000

J. Jania and M. Pulina

208
Abstract
Mapping coastal ice cliffs and icebergs from altimetry data
R. H. Thomas and H.Jay Zwally

209
Abstract
Mapping the extent and duration of surface melting on ice sheets and shelves
H.Jay Zwally

209
Abstract
Glacial geomorphological map (1:200 000) of Mt. Tomur region, Tianshan
Zheng Benxing

210
Summary of discussions
Mark F. Meier