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May 4, 2017

Schlatenkees Accelerating Retreat, Austria 1988-2016

Schlatenkees comparison in 1999 and 2016 Landsat images.  Red arrow is the 1988 terminus position, yellow arrow is the 2016 terminus location, purple dots indicate the snowline.  Schlatenkess (Glacier) is in the Venediger Alps draining into the Innergschlöss a tributary of the Isel River. The glacier is part of the network of glaciers examined by the Austrian Alpine Club annual glacier terminus survey supervised by Andrea Fisher.  Schlaten Glacier was …