Peer-reviewed Article
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A new band ratio technique for mapping debris-covered glacier using Landsat imagery and a digital elevation model

In International Journal of Remote Sensing 36 (8)
Author: 
Haireti
ALIFU
Ryutaro
TATEISHI
2015-04

A remote sensing-based method was developed for mapping debris-covered glaciers. It is significant because it is difficult to get an accurate estimate of glacier extent in areas with rocky debris, but accurate glacier maps are important for monitoring impacts of climate change and for water resource management in arid regions.

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