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3-Glacier Mass Balance Summary

**PROVISIONAL DATA--SUBJECT TO REVIEW**

For latest data update see: Van Beusekom, Ashely E.; O'Neel, Shad R.; March, Rod S.; Sass, Louis C.; Cox, Leif H., 2010, Re-analysis of Alaskan benchmark glacier mass-balance data using the index method, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5247, 14 p., Appendix. [Full report]

Cumulative Mass Balance

Graphs of cummulative mass balance.

South Cascade Glacier cumulative net mass balance set to zero at 1965 so that the three glacier records are more easily compared.

Annual and Seasonal Mass Balance

Graphs of annual and seasonal mass balances. 

Data in text format: here.

Note: 3/10/2004 - changes were made to S. Cascade Glacier 1986-91 data to reflect re-analysis of the data (Krimmel, 2000).

Maintainer: Louis Sass and Shad O'Neel
Last update: Monday, July 08, 2013 02:02 PM
URL: http://ak.water.usgs.gov/glaciology/bmg/3glacier_balance.htm