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Glacier Mass Balance Studies in Brøggerbreen, Svalbard Region

Introduction Glaciers are instruments in moderating, modifying and modulating the weather and climate. The winter inputs and summer losses of mass from ice sheets, ice caps, and glaciers covering more than 2 million km2 of the Polar north vary in response to climate changes and affect global sea level as increments of water are released to the oceans or stored in solid form. This area includes the 1.8 million km2 of ice on Greenland, together with the glaciers and ice...

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