OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Mer de Glace Glacier - France

Basic Information
Site Name
OZCAR-RI CRYOBSCLIM Mer de Glace Glacier
Short name
MDG
Country
France
Site Manager
Site Description
Mer de Glace Glacier (MDG) is located in the Mont-Blanc valley (France), between 1500 and 3600 m altitude. The glacier is the larger glacier in France and one of the glaciers with longest records of glacier mass balance worldwide. Data series are continuous and cover few decades.This site is also characterized by the complete glaciological parameters performed annually to complete annual and seasonal mass balance: ice velocity, ice thickness variation, snout position.In addition, meteorological observations complete the data base. MDG is a part of the French Glacier Observatory GLACIOCLIM/CRYOBS-CLIM.
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2021-11-23 11:11:36

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1983
Observed properties
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Geographic
Size
3000.00ha
Elevation (average)
2500.00msl
Elevation (min)
1500.00msl
Elevation (max)
3600.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
CRYOBS-CLIMThe affiliation of this site with "CRYOBS-CLIM" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW)The affiliation of this site with "Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW)" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
OZCAR RIThe affiliation of this site with "OZCAR RI" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
SNO GLACIOCLIMThe affiliation of this site with "SNO GLACIOCLIM" is not verified by the network on DEIMS-SDR.
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 France (CZO_FR_EU_216)This site is a verified "LTER France" member.
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