Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
The Cryosphere, 12, 627–633, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-627-2018
The Cryosphere, 12, 627–633, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-627-2018

Brief communication 21 Feb 2018

Brief communication | 21 Feb 2018

Brief Communication: Mapping river ice using drones and structure from motion

Knut Alfredsen et al.

Download

Interactive discussion

Status: closed
Status: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
Printer-friendly Version - Printer-friendly version Supplement - Supplement

Peer-review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Svenja Lange on behalf of the Authors (07 Dec 2017)  Author's response
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (18 Dec 2017) by Peter Morse
AR by Knut Alfredsen on behalf of the Authors (29 Dec 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (17 Jan 2018) by Peter Morse
AR by Knut Alfredsen on behalf of the Authors (17 Jan 2018)  Author's response    Manuscript
Download
Short summary
The formation and breakup of ice on rivers in winter may have impacts on everything from built infrastructure to river ecology. Collecting data on river ice is challenging both technically and because since access to the ice may not always be safe. Here we use a low cost drone to map river ice using aerial imagery and a photogrammetry. Through this we can assess ice volumes, ice extent and ice formation and how ice can affect processes in the river and the utilisation of rivers in winter.