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December 11, 2020

Blondujökull, Iceland Retreat Exposes Broad Landscape

Blöndujökull in Landsat images from 2000 and 2020 illustrating terminus position, yellow line is 2020 and red line is 2000. Blöndujökull  is an outlet glacier on the west side of Hofsjökull, Iceland. The National Land Survey of Iceland has developed a DEM application that provides a detailed view of the islands glaciers and their immediate landscape. Johannesson (1997) reported the response time for Blöndujökull  to a climate change as ~90-100 …