Glacier Grounding Lines
Glacier Grounding lines are a key indicator of Antarctic ice-sheet instability. Changes in their position reflect imbalance with the surrounding ocean and affect the flow of inland ice.
Data Sets Available for Download
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|ASCII||Rates of Antarctic Grounding Line Migration (vgl) and respective uncertainty (delta vgl) from Cryosat-2 surface elevation and surface elevation change observations||5 lines of header Per line:latitude (decimal degs)longitude (decimal degs East)Rate of GL Migration (m/yr)Uncertainty in GL rate (m/yr)||gl_migration_konrad_et_al_2018.txt|
A full explanation of methods and data is given in:
For this data set, the direction of grounding line motion was assumed to follow option 3 as explained in the Methods section of the referenced publication.
When using these data, please acknowledge the authors by citing this article.