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Survey reduction for glacier movement studies

Wager, A.C.; Doake, C.S.M.; Paren, J.G.; Walton, J.L W.. 1980 Survey reduction for glacier movement studies. Survey Review, 25 (196). 251-263. https://doi.org/10.1179/sre.1980.25.196.251

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Surveys of glaciers require special reduction techniques because of the continuous movement of ice. In the past, a minimum of two surveys of a network was needed to determine glacier velocities. A new approach is discussed in this paper. It uses conventional observation equations but allows station co-ordinates and observations to be time dependent. By selecting, a suitable network, a single adjustment of measurements made on different occasions can produce ice movement parameters even from a single survey.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1179/sre.1980.25.196.251
ISSN: 0039-6265
Date made live: 11 Sep 2019 09:02 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/525059

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