Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 12, 1211–1232, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1211-2018
The Cryosphere, 12, 1211–1232, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1211-2018

Research article 10 Apr 2018

Research article | 10 Apr 2018

Multi-year analysis of distributed glacier mass balance modelling and equilibrium line altitude on King George Island, Antarctic Peninsula

Ulrike Falk et al.

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The present study address the glacier–atmosphere relation on King George Island (South Shetland Islands) at the northern Antarctic Peninsula. The focus is on 5 years of glacier mass balance observations and the adaptation of a spatially distributed, physically based mass balance model. The focus is on the analysis of equilibrium line altitude and catchment runoff. The observed changes are expected to have a direct impact on environmental conditions in coastal waters and biota.