Jamtalferner - Austria

Basic Information
Site Name
Jamtalferner
Short name
Jamtalferner
Country
Austria
Site Manager
Site Description
The site is located at the main Alpine ridge in Silvretta group right at the border between Austria and Switzerland. Jamtalferner glacier and it's forefield is subject to scientific reseach for more than 100 years. Current monitoring includes climate, hydrology, glacier mass balance, permafrost, paleoglaciology, society and biotic succession in the periglacial area. In addition to that, several short time research projects are carried out, e.g. concerning glacier albedo. The site inlcudes the are from the highest peaks at 3384 m a.s.l. and the valley further down to the communities of Galtür and Ischgl (1263 m a.s.l.). More information can be found at the website of the environmental education program Jamtal www.umweltbildung-jamtal.info.
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2021-11-23 11:11:45

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Jamtalferner

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Geographic
Size
22520.00ha
Elevation (average)
2279.00msl
Elevation (min)
1263.00msl
Elevation (max)
3384.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)The affiliation of this site with "World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
LTER Austria (LTER_EU_AT_014)This site is a verified "LTER Austria" member.
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