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Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 341–353, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-8-341-2016
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 341–353, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-8-341-2016

Review article 18 Aug 2016

Review article | 18 Aug 2016

Geomatic methods applied to the study of the front position changes of Johnsons and Hurd Glaciers, Livingston Island, Antarctica, between 1957 and 2013

Ricardo Rodríguez Cielos et al.

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The study of glacier fronts combines different geomatics measurement techniques. It is practically impossible to realize, in the case of glacier fronts that end up in the sea (tide water glaciers). The images obtained from the front come from a non-metric digital camera. The result of observations obtained were applied to study the temporal evolution (1957–2014) of the position of the Johnsons glacier and the position of the Hurd glacier, near BAE Juan Carlos I in Livingston Island (Antarctica).