For more than a century, the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) and its predecessor organizations have been compiling and disseminating standardized data on glacier fluctuations. Thereto, the WGMS annually collects glacier data through its scientific collaboration network that is active in more than 30 countries. More...
In close collaboration with the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and the Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) initiative, the WGMS runs the Global Terrestrial Network for Glaciers (GTN-G) in support of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). More...
|FoG Vol. X (2005-2010)|
|Digital maps of FoG Vol. I-IX|
|Global Glacier Changes: facts and figures|
|Preliminary mass balance data 2011/12 now online!|
|GMBB No. 12 (2010-2011) now published!|
|EGU session 2014|
|Mass Balance Summer School 2013|
|Extending glacier monitoring into the LIA|
photo: participants of the WGMS General Assembly 2010 (by F. Paul)
last change 19/12/2013, igr