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Rock glaciers, Austria
Entry ID: GGD310

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Summary
Abstract: The Austrian Alps are part of the Eastern Alps which consist of three main mountain ranges. The Northern Alps as well as the Southern Alps are predominantly built of limestone and have poor glaciation in spite of high amounts of precipitation (2000-3000 mm/a) due to the fact that they reach elevations of not more than 3000 m. In contrast the Central Alps consist of metamorphic rocks and receive ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 47.0   E: 17.0   W: 12.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lieb, G.K
Dataset Title: Rock glaciers, Austria
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd310.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-12-31
Data Center
National Snow and Ice Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NSIDC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text

Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: GIF
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Contact Address:
Karl Franzens Universitaet Graz
Institute of Geography
Heinrichstrasse 36
City: Graz
Postal Code: A-8010
Country: Austria
Publications/References
Lieb, G.K. (1991). The horizontal and vertical distribution of rock glaciers in the Hohe Tauern Range (Austria). - Z. Geomorph. N.F. 35/3, 345-365 (in German).

Lieb, G.K. (1996). Permafrost and rock glaciers in the Eastern Austrian Alps. - In: Contributions to permafrost research in Austria. Arbeiten aus dem Institut fuer Geographie der Universitaet Graz 33, 9-125 (in German).
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-01

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