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June 29, 2017
Monacobreen Separates from Seligerbreen, Svalbard
Monacobreen Separation from Seligerbreen in 1999 and 2016 Landsat images. The red arrow is the 1999 terminus location and yellow arrow the 2016 terminus location. Moancobreen is a glacier that terminates at the head of Liefdefjorden , a branch of Woodfjorden in Spitsbergen, Svalbard. NW Spitsbergen is a region that has experienced extensive long term glacier thinning from 1965 to 2007 (Nuth et al, 2010). Svalbard is host to 163 tidewater glaciers with …