OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Ossoue Glacier - France

Basic Information
Site Name
OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Ossoue Glacier
Short name
OSS
Country
France
Site Description
Ossoue glacier (OSS) is located in the Pyrennees massif (France), between 2750 and 3210 m altitude. The glacier is one of the last glacier in this massif.This site is characterized by various glaciological parameters performed annually : annual and seasonnal mass balance, ice velocity, ice thickness variation, snout position.OSS 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
2000
Purpose
All the series on Ossoue glacier (OSS) are unique and necessary for glaciological studies. They permit to calibrate models in order to determine future glacier evolution
Research Topics
Parameters
Geographic
Size
50.00ha
Elevation (average)
3000.00msl
Elevation (min)
2750.00msl
Elevation (max)
3210.00msl
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_218)This site is a verified "LTER France" member.
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