Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
The Cryosphere, 10, 713–725, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-713-2016
The Cryosphere, 10, 713–725, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-713-2016

Research article 21 Mar 2016

Research article | 21 Mar 2016

Glacier change over the last century, Caucasus Mountains, Georgia, observed from old topographical maps, Landsat and ASTER satellite imagery

Levan G. Tielidze

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