glaciers: Glacier data.

Description Usage Format Source

Description

A dataset with glacier summaries for the high mountains of Asia on a 1x1 degree grid. Data is limited to glaciers larger than 0.4 square km.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 303 rows and 14 variables:

longitude

Cell centroid longitude

latitude

Cell centroid latitude

region

RGI region at cell centroid.

count

Number of glaciers in cell

precip

Mean annual precipitation from ERA-Interim for 1996-2015 (mm)

ela

Mean equilibrium line altitude (ELA)(m)

area_total

Total glacier area (km2)

area_ela

Glacier area below the ELA (km2)

area_debris

Debris covered glacier area (km2)

area_debris_ela

Debris covered glacier area below the ELA (km2)

mass_total

Total glacier mass (Gt)

mass_ela

Glacier mass below the ELA (Gt)

mass_debris

Debris covered glacier mass (Gt)

mass_debris_ela

Debris covered glacier mass below the ELA (Gt)

Source

Kraaijenbrink et al., 2017


kraaijenbrink/pkrf documentation built on Nov. 14, 2020, 12:29 p.m.