Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
The Cryosphere, 14, 1009–1023, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1009-2020
The Cryosphere, 14, 1009–1023, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1009-2020

Research article 17 Mar 2020

Research article | 17 Mar 2020

Pressure and inertia sensing drifters for glacial hydrology flow path measurements

Andreas Alexander et al.

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Raw data for: Pressure and inertia sensing drifters for glacial hydrology flow path measurements Andreas Alexander, Maarja Kruusmaa, Jeffrey Tuhtan, Andrew Hodson, Thomas V. Schuler, and Andreas Kääb https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3660488

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Sample step-pool sequence from drifter deployment A. Alexander https://doi.org/10.5446/45582

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Short summary
This work shows the potential of pressure and inertia sensing drifters to measure flow parameters along glacial channels. The technology allows us to record the spatial distribution of water pressures, as well as an estimation of the flow velocity along the flow path in the channels. The measurements show a high repeatability and the potential to identify channel morphology from sensor readings.