Ariebreen mass balance stake network

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Contact
Bartłomiej Luks
luks@igf.edu.pl
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
Info
land platform (on ice)
Operational
Yes
Geospatial location
POINT (15.48638 77.02833)
400.00
Environment
Ariebreen surface mass balance monitoring reestablished in 2016 and since then is run under the umbrella of Polish Polar Station Hornsund owned by IG PAS.
Observed Variable(s)
CRYOSPHERE>GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS>GLACIER MASS BALANCE/ICE SHEET MASS BALANCE
Stake network is controlled at least twice a year. In Spring: April/May, in the Autumn: September/October
If possible, stake readings are taken twice a year: Spring and Autumn. Bulk snow density measurements are taken in the snow pits