Automated mapping of mountain permafrost using the program PERMAKART within the geographical information system ARC/INFO
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The application PERMAKART of the glaciological information system KRYO on ARC/INFO plots supposed mountain permafrost distribution on any topographical map. Results of fieldwork since 1970 and surface analyses based on a digital terrain model (DTM) are used. In Switzerland PERMAKART could become a planning tool for decisions about possible occurrence of mountain permafrost because the DTM RIMINI is available for the entire country. Show more
Journal / seriesPermafrost and Periglacial Processes
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SubjectAutomated mapping; Digital terrain model; Mountain permafrost distribution; Surface analysis
Organisational unit03820 - Boes, Robert / Boes, Robert
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