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Surface velocity fields of Ice Streams D and E derived from repeat satellite imagerySequential Landsat TM images were used to map in detail the surface velocity of Ice Streams D and E by tracking small ice features in coregistered images. The majority of both ice streams have now been mapped for velocity, and in most areas, approximate strain-rates are also determined. Tracking was accomplished semiautomatically using an image-to-image cross-correlation technique. Measurement density is roughly four per sq km in regions with distinct surface features (crevasses, snow dunes, etc.), and with cloud-free image coverage.
Document ID
19930022701
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Scambos, Ted A.
(Hughes STX, Inc. Lanham, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1993
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Goddard Space Flight Center, The First Annual West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Science Workshop
Subject Category
Geophysics
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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