Using Open Access WMS Service Layers. Comparing recorded Data of Glacial Ice Extends of the Island of Svalbard. Calculation & Visualization of lost Glacial Surface Area in 29 years.
Loss in Glacial Ice Mass between 1972 until 2001
The Black Areas of the Image below represent the melted Ice in the time period between the recorded datasets of 1972 and 2001.
Glacial Ice Lines of Svalbard (1972-2001)
Data Sources: https://data.npolar.no/home/ | https://kartkatalog.geonorge.no/search | https://www.kartverket.no/data/ www.barentsportal.com | Title: Cryoclim | Author: Max Koeng; Geir Moholdt | Comments: The map service includes glacier area outline for the Svalbard and Russian Arctic regions. Subject: Glacier Area Outline Keywords: Cryosphere, Glaciology, Glaciers, Svalbard