OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Mera glacier - Nepal

Basic Information
Site Name
OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Mera glacier
Short name
MER
Country
Nepal
Site Manager
Site Description
Mera glacier (MER) is located in Nepal, near the Khumbu valley. This glacier is free debris cover. Mas sbalance and dynaic measurements were initiaited in 2007. In addition, meteorological observations complete the data base. 2 weather stations are on the moraine and on the glacier itself. MER is a part of the French Glacier Observatory GLACIOCLIM/CRYOBS-CLIM.
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2020-06-29 10:06:46

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General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2007
Purpose
All the series on Mera glacier (MER) are unique and necessary for glaciological studies because Himalaya is still partly unknown in terms of future evolution. Data permit to calibrate models in order to determine future glacier evolution. Mera data are also unique to test hydrological model in the catchment.
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Geographic
Size
500.00ha
Elevation (average)
5800.00msl
Elevation (min)
5300.00msl
Elevation (max)
6400.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER France (CZO_FR_EU_217)This site is a verified "LTER France" member.
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