Brief Communication: "An inventory of permafrost evidence for the European Alps"

Cremonese, E.; Gruber, S.; Phillips, M.; Pogliotti, P.; Boeckli, L.; Noetzli, J.; Suter, C.; Bodin, X.; Crepaz, A.; Kellerer-Pirklbauer, A.; Lang, K.; Letey, S.; Mair, V.; Morra di Cella, U.; Ravanel, L.; Scapozza, C.; Seppi, R.; Zischg, Andreas Paul (2011). Brief Communication: "An inventory of permafrost evidence for the European Alps". The Cryosphere, 5(3), pp. 651-657. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/tc-5-651-2011

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The investigation and modelling of permafrost
distribution, particularly in areas of discontinuous permafrost,
is challenging due to spatial heterogeneity, remoteness
of measurement sites and data scarcity. We have designed
a strategy for standardizing different local data sets
containing evidence of the presence or absence of permafrost
into an inventory for the entire European Alps. With this
brief communication, we present the structure and contents
of this inventory. This collection of permafrost evidence not
only highlights existing data and allows new analyses based
on larger data sets, but also provides complementary information
for an improved interpretation of monitoring results.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

10 Strategic Research Centers > Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR)
08 Faculty of Science > Institute of Geography

UniBE Contributor:

Zischg, Andreas Paul

Subjects:

500 Science > 550 Earth sciences & geology
900 History > 910 Geography & travel
500 Science

ISSN:

1994-0424

Publisher:

Copernicus Publications

Language:

English

Submitter:

Mirjam Stawicki

Date Deposited:

01 Sep 2015 11:00

Last Modified:

05 Dec 2022 14:49

Publisher DOI:

10.5194/tc-5-651-2011

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.71337

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/71337

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