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March 7, 2017
Basodino Glacier, Switzerland Mass Balance Loss & Hydropower
Basodino Glacier in August and September of 2016 illustrating the upward shift of the snowline in the 15 days between the Landsat (left) and Sentinel (right) image. purple dots mark snowline. Basodino Glacier is a small northeast facing slope glacier in the southern Swiss Alps. The glacier is in the Ticino River watershed and supplies the Robiei Hydropower system. The glacier is in the same basin as Cavagnoli Glacier, which …