Measured and modelled sublimation on the tropical Glaciar Artesonraju, Peru

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Winkler, M.; Juen, I.; Molg, T.; Wagnon, Patrick; Gomez, J.; Kaser, G.;
  • Publisher: Copernicus
  • Journal: issn: 1994-0416, eissn: 1994-0424
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5194/tc-3-21-2009
  • Subject: [ SDU.STU.GL ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Glaciology | GE1-350 | QE1-996.5 | Environmental sciences | Geology | [SDU.STU.GL]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Glaciology

Sublimation plays a decisive role in the surface energy and mass balance of tropical glaciers. During the dry season (May–September) low specific humidity and high surface roughness favour the direct transition from ice to vapour and drastically reduce the energy availa... View more
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