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Annals of Glaciology
Volume 9

Proceedings of the Second Symposium on Remote Sensing in Glaciology

held in Cambridge, U.K.,
8-9 and 11-12 September 1986
Cover: Annals Vol. 9

Editor: R.S. Williams, Jr.

Contents

1-4
Texture of polar firn for remote sensing
R.B. Alley

5-10
Internal reflecting horizons in Spitsbergen glaciers
J.L. Bamber

11-19
Glaciological investigations using the synthetic aperture radar imaging system
R.A. Bindschadler, K.C. Jezek and J. Crawford

20-29
Remote sensing of the Ross ice streams and adjacent Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica
C.R. Bentley, S. Shabtaie, D.D. Blankenship, S.T. Rooney, D.G. Schultz, S. Anandakrishnan and R.B. Alley

30-34
Microearthquakes under and alongside Ice Stream B, Antarctica, detected by a new passive seismic array
D.D. Blankenship, S. Anandakrishnan, J.L. Kempf and C.R. Bentley

35-38
Stagnant ice at the bed of White Glacier, Axel Heiberg Island, N.W.T., Canada
Heinz Blatter

39-44
Nimbus-7 SMMR derived global snow cover parameters
A.T.C. Chang, J.L. Foster and D.K. Hall

45-49
Ground data inputs to image processing for estimating terrain characteristics for glacio-hydrological analysis
M.J. Clark, A.M. Gurnell and P.J. Hancock

50-54
Interface tracking in digitally recorded glaciological data
A.P.R. Cooper

55-59
Seasat altimeter observations of an Antarctic "lake"
W. Cudlip and N.F. McIntyre

60-68
A multi-sensor approach to the interpretation of radar altimeter wave forms from two Arctic ice caps
Mark R. Drinkwater and Julian A. Dowdeswell

69-71
A method to estimate open pack-ice thickness from two-day sequences of side-lapping satellite images
Uri Feldman

72-75
Comparison of the surface conditions of the inland ice sheet, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, derived from NOAA AVHRR data with ground observation
Yoshiyuki Fujii, Takashi Yamanouchi, Kazuya Suzuki and Shinya Tanaka

76-80
Pattern recognition of air photographs for estimation of snow reserves
W. Good and J. Martinec

81-84
A digital radio echo-sounding and navigation recording system
M.R. Gorman and A.P.R. Cooper

85-91
Characteristics of the seasonal sea ice of East Antarctica and comparisons with satellite observations
T.H. Jacka, I. Allison, R. Thwaites and J.C. Wilson

92-96
Image-analysis techniques for determination of morphology and kinematics in Arctic sea ice
Meemong Lee and Wei-Liang Yang

97-103
Snow mapping and classification from Landsat Thematic Mapper data
Jeff Dozier and Danny Marks

104-108
Characterization of snow and ice reflectance zones on glaciers using Landsat thematic mapper data
D.K. Hall, J.P. Ormsby, R.A. Bindschadler and H. Siddalingaiah

109-118
Snow and ice studies by Thematic Mapper and multispectral scanner Landsat images
Olav Orheim and Baerbel K. Lucchitta

119-126
Seasonal and regional variations of Northern Hemisphere sea ice as illustrated with satellite passive-microwave data for 1974
C.L. Parkinson, J.C. Comiso, H.J. Zwally, D.J. Cavalieri, P. Gloersen and W.J. Campbell

127-135
Satellite remote sensing of Vatnajökull, Iceland
Richard S. Williams Jr.

136-144
Comparison of observed and modeled ice motion in the Arctic Ocean
H.Jay Zwally and John E. Walsh

145-150
Remote sensing of sea-ice growth and melt-pool evolution, Milne Ice Shelf, Ellesmere Island, Canada
Martin O. Jeffries, William M. Sackinger and Harold V. Serson

151-159
Radio echo-sounding of sub-polar glaciers in Svalbard: some problems and results of Soviet studies
V.M. Kotlyakov and Yu Ya Macheret

160-165
Airborne radio echo-sounding in Shirase Glacier drainage basin, Antarctica
S. Mae and M. Yoshida

166-169
Interpretation and utilization of areal snow-cover data from satellites
J. Martinec and A. Rango

170-175
Imaging subglacial topography by a synthetic aperture radar technique
G.J. Musil and C.S.M. Doake

176-182
Evolution of under-water sides of ice shelves and icebergs
Olav Orheim

183-188
Mapping of Amery Ice Shelf, Antarctica, surface features by satellite altimetry
K.C. Partington, W. Cudlip, N.F. McIntyre and S. King-Hele

189-194
Mass balance of south-east Alaska and north-west British Columbia glaciers from 1976 to 1984: methods and results
M.S. Pelto

195-199
Possibilities and limits of synthetic aperture radar for snow and glacier surveying
H. Rott and C. Mätzler

200-205
Large-scale patterns of snowmelt on Arctic sea ice from meteorological satellite imagery
G. Scharfen, Roger G. Barry, D.A. Robinson, G.J. Kukla and M.C. Serreze

206-210
A digital radar system for echo studies on ice sheets
Donald G. Schultz, Lee A. Powell and Charles R. Bentley

211-214
Fractures in Arctic winter pack ice (North Water, northern Baffin Bay)
K. Steffen

215-217
Use of remote-sensing data in modelling run-off from the Greenland ice sheet
H.H. Thomsen and R.J. Braithwaite

218-220
Impulse radar sounding of fossil ice within the Kuranosuke perennial snow patch, central Japan
K. Yamamoto and M. Yoshida

221-224
Bottom topography and internal layers in East Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica, from 179 MHz radio echo-sounding
Minoru Yoshida, Kazunobu Yamashita and Shinji Mae

225-228
Satellite snow-cover monitoring in the Qilian mountains and an analysis for characteristics of stream snow-melt run-off in the Hexi region, Gansu, China
Zeng Qunzhi, Zhang Shunying, Chen Xianzhang and Wang Jian

229-235
Antarctic ice-shelf boundaries and elevations from satellite radar altimetry
H.J. Zwally, S.N. Stephenson, R.A. Bindschadler and R.H. Thomas

236
Abstract
A study of the fluctuations in sea-ice extent of the Bering and Okhotsk seas with passive microwave satellite observations
D.J. Cavalieri and C.L. Parkinson

236-237
Abstract
Airborne UHF radar measurements of caldera geometry and volcanic history, Mount Wrangell, Alaska, U.S.A
G.K.C. Clarke, G.M. Cross and C.S. Benson

237
Abstract
Interpolation techniques for the display of remotely sensed glaciological data
A.P.R. Cooper

238
Abstract
Acoustical reflection and scattering from the underside of laboratory-grown sea ice: measurements and predictions
K. C. Jezek, T.K. Stanton and A. J. Gow

238
Abstract
A back-portable microprocessor-based impulse radar system
F.H.M. Jones, B.B. Narod and G.K.C. Clarke

239
Abstract
Studying the process of dissipation of energy of motion in highly fractured glaciers using remote-sensing techniques
A.B. Kazanskiy

239-240
Abstract
Calculation of mass balance of glaciers by remote-sensing imagery using similarity of accumulation and ablation isoline patterns
A.N. Krenke and V.M. Menshutin

240
Abstract
Satellite-altimeter measurements of surface height in sea-ice areas
S.W. Laxon and C.G. Rapley

240
Abstract
Charcteristics of altimetry signatures over sea ice
N.F. McIntyre and S.W. Laxon

241
Abstract
Analysis of simulated radar altimetric wave forms for polar ice and snow surfaces
Eva Novotny

241-242
Abstract
Icebergs in the Southern Ocean
Olav Orheim

242-243
Abstract
Effect of surface roughness on remote sensing of snow albedo
Stephen G. Warren, Thomas C. Grenfell and Peter C. Mullen

244
Abstract
The timing of initial spring melt in the Arctic from Nimbus-7 SMMR data
Mark R. Anderson

244-245
Abstract
Microwave snow-water equivalent mapping of the upper Colorado River basin, U.S.A
W.J. Campbell, E.G. Josberger, P. Gloersen and A.T.C. Chang

245
Abstract
Comparison of Landsat multispectral scanner and Thematic Mapper radiometric and spatial characteristics over glaciers
J.A. Dowdeswell

246
Abstract
Radar and seismic ice-thickness measurements compared on sub-polar glaciers in Svalbard
D.J. Drewry

246
Abstract
Acoustic emission methods applied to avalanche-formation studies
V.P. Epifanov and V.P. Kuz'menko

247
Abstract
The separation of sea-ice types in radar imagery
Benjamin Holt and F.D. Carsey

247-248
Abstract
Cartographic remote-sensing monitoring of glaciological systems (example, Mount El'brus, U.S.S.R.)
Yu F. Knizhnikov, V.I. Kravtsova and I.A. Labutina

248
Abstract
Methods of calculation and remote-sensing measurements for the spatial distribution of glacier annual mass balances
V.G. Konovalov

249
Abstract
An experiment on image transmission to an icebreaker
O. Korhonen

249
Abstract
Spectral response patterns of snow and ice surfaces for the Landsat multispectral scanner
M. Kristensen and N.F. McIntyre

250
Abstract
Methods for snow mapping from meteorological satellite imagery of the Qilian Mountains, north-west China
Z.K. Liu and S.Y. Chang

250
Abstract
Multi-spectral Landsat image maps of Antarctica
B.K. Lucchitta, K. Edwards, E.M. Eliason and J. Bowell

251
Abstract
Remote sensing of fast ice in Lützowholmbukta, East Antarctica, using satellite NOAA-7, 8 and aircraft
S. Mae, T. Yamanouchi and Y. Fujii

251
Abstract
Estimation of snow-melt run-off during pre-monsoon months in Beas sub-basin using satellite imagery
K.P. Sharma and P.K. Garg

252
Abstract
Inter-relations between the Arctic sea ice and the general circulation of the atmosphere
Gerd Wendler, Martin Jeffries and Y. Nagashima

252
Abstract
Application of stationary geodimeter to study the velocity of the Kozel'skiy glacier movement, Kamchatka, U.S.S.R.
V.N. Vinogradov

253
Abstract
Comparison of surface characteristics of the Antarctic ice sheet with satellite observations
N. Young and I. Goodwin

254-255
Summary remarks
Richard S. Williams Jr.