Glaciers and ice sheets have been melting significantly during recent decades, posing environmental threats at local, regional and global scales. Changes in glaciers are one of the clearest indicators of alterations in regional climate, since they are governed by changes in accumulation (from snowfall) and ablation (by melting of ice). Glacier chan

chapter 1|20 pages

Principles of remote sensing

chapter 2|20 pages

The formation and dynamics of glaciers

chapter 5|18 pages

Physics of glacier remote sensing

chapter 7|22 pages

Aerial photogrammetry in glacier studies

chapter 8|16 pages

Optical remote sensing of glacier extent

chapter 9|26 pages

SAR imaging of glaciers

chapter 10|16 pages

Airborne laser scanning in glacier studies

chapter 16|4 pages