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Glacier Hazards: Online-database on historical glacier disasters

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Abstract: The online Glacier Hazards database available from the University of Zurich is
available in german only. Information on historical and recent catastrophic
events can be retrieved according to various search criteria. The events are
primarily sorted by the name of the glacier involved. Particular time periods,
geographic locations, or process magnitudes can be specified as additional
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Description: Online Glacier Hazards database available in German only.

Description: Analysis of Glacier Hazard Potentials By Knowledge-Based Remote Sensing Fusion for GIS Modeling.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Andreas Kaab and Wilfried Haeberli
Dataset Release Place: Switzerland
Dataset Publisher: University of Zurich
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource:
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Originating Center
Data Center
Department of Geography, University of Zurich Switzerland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: + 41 - 1 - 635 51 20
Fax: + 41 - 1 - 635 68 48
Email: haeberli at
Contact Address:
Physical Geography Division
Department of Geography
Room 25 K 64
University of Zurich - Irchel
Winterthurerstr. 190
City: Zurich
Postal Code: CH-8057
Country: Switzerland
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-01-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23