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Glacier Photograph Collection, Version 1
Entry ID: G00472_1


Summary
Abstract: The Glacier Photograph Collection is a database of digital photographs of glaciers from around the world, some dating back to the mid-19th century, that provide an historical reference for glacier extent. As of September 2017, the database contains over 16,600 photographs.

Purpose: Scientific Research

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 81.0 S: -43.0  E: 180.0  W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Glacier Photograph Collection, Version 1
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1857-01-01
Stop Date: 2015-09-26


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
CONTINENT > AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND > NEW ZEALAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > GREENLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > Western Canada
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > Alaska, Pacific Northwest
CONTINENT > EUROPE > Alps
CONTINENT > SOUTH AMERICA > Andes


Science Keywords
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >GLACIERS    [Definition]
CRYOSPHERE >GLACIERS/ICE SHEETS >GLACIERS    [Definition]


Platform
Aircraft    [Information]
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]
ISS >International Space Station    [Information]


Instrument
Cameras    [Information]
CAMERA


Data Set Progress
PLANNED


Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED

National Snow and Ice Data Center    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NOT PROVIDED


Personnel
NATIONAL SNOW AND ICE DATA CENTER
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492 6199
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
449 UCB
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


NATIONAL SNOW AND ICE DATA CENTER
Role: DATA CENTER CONTACT
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Country: USA


NSIDC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1 303 492 6199
Fax: 1 303 492 2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16



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