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Rock glaciers Gruben, Muragl and Murtel, Switzerland: Area-wide flow fields
Entry ID: GGD293

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Abstract: Besides their thermal and mechanical properties, rock glaciers are essentially defined by their kinematics. Knowledge of the permafrost flow field provides important information about the origin, morphology, development, dynamics and internal structure of creeping mountain permafrost. Monitoring permafrost behavior helps detecting climate signals. Aerial photogrammetry was used for determining ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 46.51   S: 46.17   E: 9.93   W: 7.96

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kaeaeb, A
Dataset Title: Rock glaciers Gruben, Muragl and Murtel, Switzerland: Area-wide flow fields
Dataset Series Name: GGD293
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
Data Center
Frozen Ground Data Center Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Phone: 41 1 6355146
Fax: 41 1 635 6848
Email: kaeaeb at
Contact Address:
University of Zurich-Irchel
Department of Geography, Physical Geography Division
Winterthurerstr. 190
City: Zurich
Postal Code: CH-8057
Country: Switzerland
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-05-01