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Glacier Change in the Yigong Zangbo Basin, Tibetan Plateau, China
- Ke, Chang-Qing (School of Geography and Ocean Science, Nanjing University) ;
- Lee, Hoonyol (Department of Geophysics, Kangwon National University) ;
- Han, Yan-Fei (School of Geography and Ocean Science, Nanjing University)
- Received : 2019.04.02
- Accepted : 2019.05.21
- Published : 2019.08.31
Distinguishing debris-covered glaciers from debris-free glaciers is difficult when using only optical remote sensing images to extract glacier boundaries.According to the features that the surface temperature of debris-covered glacier is lower than surrounding objects, and higher than clean glaciers, glacial changes in the Yigong Zangbo basin was analyzed on the basis of visible, near-infrared and thermal-infrared band images of Landsat TM and OLI/TIRS in the support of ancillary digital elevation model (DEM). The results indicated that glacier area gradually declined from
Supported by : National Nature Science Foundation of China
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