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Observations of supraglacial lakes on the Larsen B ice shelf in the decades before it collapsed, 1979-2002
GB/NERC/BAS/PDC/01282

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Abstract:
This dataset provides the data produced as part of the work published in: Leeson, A. A., Foster, E., Rice, A., Gourmelen, N. and van Wessem, J. M.. 2019. 'Evolution of supraglacial lakes on the Larsen B ice shelf in the decades before it collapsed' Geophysical Research Letters.

It includes 1) shapefiles of supraglacial lakes mapped in both optical (Landsat) and SAR (ERS) satellite imagery, 2) rasters of lake depth, derived from Landsat TM and ETM+ images acquired in 1988 and 2000 and 3) shapefiles of the study area considered in the paper.

Funding was provided by ERPSRC grant EP/R01860X/1.

Keywords:
Antarctica, Larsen B, observations, supraglacial lakes

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