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February 14, 2013

Tasman Glacier Retreat Update 2013

Glacier change revealed in Landsat images from 1990 and 2015.Tasman¬†Glacier. ¬†The red arrow indicates 1990 terminus location, the yellow arrow indicates 2015 terminus location and the purple arrow indicates upglacier thinning. Illustrates the development of a proglacial lake and a 4.5 km retreat of Tasman Glacier in the last 25 years. The New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research has been examining the changes in volume and snowline …