Articles | Volume 11, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 705–715, 2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 705–715, 2019

  22 May 2019

22 May 2019

Long-term records of glacier surface velocities in the Ötztal Alps (Austria)

Martin Stocker-Waldhuber et al.

Related authors

High-resolution inventory to capture glacier disintegration in the Austrian Silvretta
Andrea Fischer, Bernd Seiser, Kay Helfricht, and Martin Stocker-Waldhuber
The Cryosphere Discuss.,,, 2021
Preprint under review for TC
Short summary
Ice flow velocity as a sensitive indicator of glacier state
Martin Stocker-Waldhuber, Andrea Fischer, Kay Helfricht, and Michael Kuhn
The Cryosphere Discuss.,,, 2018
Revised manuscript has not been submitted
Local reduction of decadal glacier thickness loss through mass balance management in ski resorts
Andrea Fischer, Kay Helfricht, and Martin Stocker-Waldhuber
The Cryosphere, 10, 2941–2952,,, 2016
Short summary
Tracing glacier changes in Austria from the Little Ice Age to the present using a lidar-based high-resolution glacier inventory in Austria
A. Fischer, B. Seiser, M. Stocker Waldhuber, C. Mitterer, and J. Abermann
The Cryosphere, 9, 753–766,,, 2015
Short summary

Related subject area

Cryosphere – Glaciology
Annual 30 m dataset for glacial lakes in High Mountain Asia from 2008 to 2017
Fang Chen, Meimei Zhang, Huadong Guo, Simon Allen, Jeffrey S. Kargel, Umesh K. Haritashya, and C. Scott Watson
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 741–766,,, 2021
Short summary
More dynamic than expected: an updated survey of surging glaciers in the Pamir
Franz Goerlich, Tobias Bolch, and Frank Paul
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3161–3176,,, 2020
Short summary
Worldwide version-controlled database of glacier thickness observations
Ethan Welty, Michael Zemp, Francisco Navarro, Matthias Huss, Johannes J. Fürst, Isabelle Gärtner-Roer, Johannes Landmann, Horst Machguth, Kathrin Naegeli, Liss M. Andreassen, Daniel Farinotti, Huilin Li, and GlaThiDa Contributors
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3039–3055,,, 2020
Short summary
Greenland liquid water discharge from 1958 through 2019
Kenneth D. Mankoff, Brice Noël, Xavier Fettweis, Andreas P. Ahlstrøm, William Colgan, Ken Kondo, Kirsty Langley, Shin Sugiyama, Dirk van As, and Robert S. Fausto
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 2811–2841,,, 2020
Short summary
Hydrometeorological, glaciological and geospatial research data from the Peyto Glacier Research Basin in the Canadian Rockies
Dhiraj Pradhananga, John W. Pomeroy, Caroline Aubry-Wake, D. Scott Munro, Joseph Shea, Michael N. Demuth, Nammy Hang Kirat, Brian Menounos, and Kriti Mukherjee
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss.,,, 2020
Revised manuscript accepted for ESSD
Short summary

Cited articles

Abermann, J., Fischer, A., Lambrecht, A., and Geist, T.: On the potential of very high-resolution repeat DEMs in glacial and periglacial environments, The Cryosphere, 4, 53–65,, 2010. 
Agassiz, L.: Système glaciaire ou recherches sur les glaciers, leur mécanisme, leur ancienne extension et le rôle qu'ils ont joué dans l'histoire de la terre. Première partie: Nouvelles études et expériences sur les glaciers actuels, leur structure, leur progression et leur action physique sur le sol, V. Masson, Paris, 1847. 
Berthier, E. and Vincent, C.: Relative contribution of surface mass-balance and ice-flux changes to the accelerated thinning of Mer de Glace, French Alps, over 1979–2008, J. Glaciol., 58/209, 501–512,, 2012. 
Blümcke, A. and Finsterwalder, S.: Zeitliche Änderung der Geschwindigkeit in der Gletscherbewegung, Sitzungsbericht der math.-phys. Kl. der Kgl. Bayer, Akademie der Wissenschaften, Bd.35/1, 109-131, in: Z. Gletscherk., 1, 73–75, 1905. 
Blümcke, A. and Hess, H.: Untersuchungen am Hintereisferner. Wissenschaftliche Ergänzungshefte zur Zeitschrift des Deutsch-Österreichischen Alpenvereins, 1, 1–87, 1899.