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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 579–588, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-579-2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 579–588, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-579-2019
 
30 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019

A high-resolution image time series of the Gorner Glacier – Swiss Alps – derived from repeated unmanned aerial vehicle surveys

Lionel Benoit et al.

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This dataset provides a collection of 10 cm resolution orthomosaics and digital elevation models of the Gornergletscher glacial system (Switzerland). Raw data have been acquired every 2 weeks by intensive UAV surveys and cover the summer 2017. A careful photogrammetric processing ensures the geometrical coherence of the whole dataset.