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The Cryosphere, 10, 535–552, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-535-2016
The Cryosphere, 10, 535–552, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-535-2016
Research article
08 Mar 2016
Research article | 08 Mar 2016

Reanalysis of long-term series of glaciological and geodetic mass balance for 10 Norwegian glaciers

Liss M. Andreassen et al.

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This study provides homogenised and partly calibrated data series of glaciological and geodetic mass balance for the 10 Norwegian glaciers with long-term observations. In total, 21 periods of data were compared. Uncertainties were quantified for relevant sources of errors, both in the glaciological and geodetic series. The reanalysis processes altered seasonal, annual, and cumulative as well as ELA and AAR values for many of the years for the 10 glaciers presented.