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1 February 2016

Pré de Bar Glacier Retreat, Italy

Landsat image comparison from 1990 and 2015 of the Pré de Bar Glacier (P).  The adjacent Argentiere Glacier (A) is shown, the red arrow is the 1990 terminus, the yellow arrow the 2015 terminus and the purple dots the snowline. Retreat from 1990 to 2015 was  Pré de Bar Glacier is a glacier on the east side of Aiguille de Triolet and south side of Mont Dolent. This is a steep …

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25 June 2015

Rutor Glacier, Italy Retreat and Rising Snowline

The Rutor (Ruitor) Glacier is one of the 10 largest in Italy and is on the France-Italy border draining into the Aosta River valley.  The glacier has three termini with the main terminus being the eastern one. The position of the glacier snout has been surveyed though not every year by the Italian Glaciological Committee since 1900. The glacier has a long series of terminus and volume observations compiled by …

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