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Bussemand Gletscher / South East Greenland
« on: June 08, 2014, 11:42:06 AM »
Bussemand Gletscher is retreating, this can be observed in the animation below:

Please click on image to start the animation!

More information about this glacier can be read on Mauri Peltos site:

http://glacierchange.wordpress.com/2013/03/22/bussemand-gletscher-retreat-east-greenland/
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Re: Bussemand Gletscher / South East Greenland
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2014, 12:41:55 PM »
And here is an animation Sep 1986 vs. Sep 2013:
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Re: Bussemand Gletscher / South East Greenland
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2014, 11:58:49 AM »
Bussemandgletscher and Nattivit Fjord (it is the fjord to the right of the glacier seen in the animation above):

It is an extremely good fishing area for trouts etc.
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Re: Bussemand Gletscher / South East Greenland
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2014, 03:04:52 PM »
Interesting glacier. It is so thoroughly pinned by islands it can't possibly advance and calve. I'll have to read up on it at the link you provided.

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Re: Bussemand Gletscher / South East Greenland
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2014, 03:39:44 PM »
Interesting glacier. It is so thoroughly pinned by islands it can't possibly advance and calve. I'll have to read up on it at the link you provided.

Yes it is in the mode of thinning and reduction, so not much calving activity.
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Re: Bussemand Gletscher / South East Greenland
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2014, 04:10:20 PM »
Here is an updated animation Sep. 1986 to Aug. 2014, you will find "growing" rocks and several new both inland and sea islands, all indicators of retreat and thinning:
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Re: Bussemand Gletscher / South East Greenland
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2014, 04:24:43 PM »
And here is an animation showing the thinning progress in just one year 2013 - 2014, watch the "growing" rocks in the interior of the glacier / ice cap.
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Re: Bussemand Gletscher / South East Greenland
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