2013 Time lapse photography of Helheim glacier (NERC grant NE/I007148/1)

These high resolution high-oblique time-lapse images were collected in hourly intervals from 5 locations around Helheim glacier in SE Greenland in the summer of 2013. Three cameras (Cameras 1, 2 and 3) were aimed at the calving front ~3.5 km down glacier from the calving front and two cameras (Cameras 4 and 5) were aimed cross-glacier ~3 km up glacier from the calving front. The images are in two stereo groups allowing the extraction of 3D data with significant processing though there are some optical issues that will degrade quality. Links to Published Papers: 1, Extensive Retreat of Greenland Tidewater Glaciers 2000-2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1657/AAAR0014-049 2, Dynamics of glacier calving at the ungrounded margin of Helheim Glacier South East Greenland. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015JF003531 3, Reverse Glacier motion during Iceberg calving and the cause of Glacial Earthquakes. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aab0460. 5, A High-resolution Sensor Network for Monitoring Glacier Dynamics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2014.2348534. , On the Role of Buoyant Flexure in Glacier Calving. 6, Buoyant Flexure controls summer dynamic mass loss at Helheim Glacier Greenland
dataset
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English
Geoscientific information
GEMET - INSPIRE themes: BGS Thesaurus of Geosciences:
Glaciers
Photogrammetry
Free:
NERC_DDC
-80.0000, 60.0000, -20.0000, 83.0000
GREENLAND [id=902000]
creation: 2015-03
2013-07-13 - 2013-09-02
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University of Swansea
Dr Timothy James
Wallace Building, Swansea, SA2 8PP
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University of Swansea
Professor Tavi Murray
Wallace Building, Swansea, SA2 8PP
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Role: originator
University of Swansea
Professor Tavi Murray
Wallace Building, Swansea, SA2 8PP
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Role: principal investigator
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Data Quality

Cameras 1-3 were Canon EOS 50Ds and generated images of dimensions 4752 x 3168 at 4.6 um sensor resolution. Cameras 4-5 are Canon EOS 7Ds and generated images of dimensions 5184 x 3456 and 4.2 um sensor resolution. The imagery is in Canon .CR2 RAW format and have not undergone any processing.
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Available under the Open Government Licence subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying the reproduced NERC materials "Contains NERC materials ©NERC [year]"
The dataset is made freely available for access, e.g. via the Internet. Either no third party data / information is contained in the dataset or BGS has secured written permission from the owner(s) of any third party data / information contained in the dataset to make the dataset freely accessible.

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2022-01-18

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