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GLIMS-related Publications (by year)


  • Abrams, Michael, Hiroji Tsu, Glynn Hulley, Koki Iwao, David Pieri, Tom Cudahy, Jeffrey Kargel (2015). "The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) after fifteen years: Review of global products.". International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 38:292--301. Elsevier. | Download


  • I. Gärtner-Roer and K. Naegeli and M. Huss and T. Knecht and H. Machguth and M. Zemp (2014). "A database of worldwide glacier thickness observations". Global and Planetary Change 122:330--344.
  • Pfeffer, W. Tad and Anthony A. ARENDT and Andrew BLISS and Tobias BOLCH and J. Graham COGLEY and Alex S. GARDNER and Jon-Ove HAGEN and Regine HOCK and and Georg KASER and Christian KIENHOLZ and Evan S. MILES and Geir MOHOLDT and Nico M{\"O}LG and Frank PAUL and Valentina RADIC and Philipp RASTNER and Bruce H. RAUP and Justin RICH and Martin J. SHARP and THE RANDOLPH CONSORTIUM (2014). "The Randolph Glacier Inventory: a globally complete inventory of glaciers". Journal of Glaciology 60:537--552.


  • Paul, F.; N. Barrand; E. Berthier; T. Bolch; K. Casey; H. Frey; S.P. Joshi; V. Konovalov; R. Le Bris; N. Moelg; G. Nosenko; C. Nuth; A. Pope; A. Racoviteanu; P. Rastner; B. Raup ; K. Scharrer; S. Steffen; S. Winsvold (2013). "On the accuracy of glacier outlines derived from remote sensing data". Annals of Glaciology 53 (63):171--182. | Download


  • Raup, B.H. and J.S. Kargel (2012). "Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS)".:A247-A260. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper.
  • Schaner, Neil; Nathalie Voisin; Bart Nijssen; Dennis P Lettenmaier (2012). "The Contribution of Glacier Melt to Streamflow". Environmental Research Letters 7 IOP Publishing. (doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/3/034029, | Download


  • Berthier, E. et al. (2010). "Contribution of Alaskan glaciers to sea-level rise derived from satellite imagery, ICESat". Nature Geoscience 3:92-95.
  • Bolch, T.; B. Menounos; R. Wheate (2010). "Landsat-based Inventory of Glaciers in Western Canada, 1985--2005". Remote Sensing of Environment 114 (2010):127--137. | Download
  • [phdthesis] Heyman, Jakob (2010). "Palaeoglaciology of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau". Stockholm University. | Download
  • [incollection] K"a"ab, Andreas (2010). "The role of remote sensing in worldwide glacier monitoring", in "The role of remote sensing in worldwide glacier monitoring", Pellika, Petri.:285-296. CRC Press.
  • Kargel, Jeffrey S.; Gregory leonard (2010). "Satellite Monitoring of Pakistan's Rockslide-Dammed Lake Gojal". Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union 91 (43):394--395. | Download
  • Ranzi, R.; G. Grossi; A. Gitti; S. Taschner (2010). "Energy and mass balance of the Mandrone Glacier (Adamello, Central Alps)". Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 33:45--60. | Download
  • Shahgedanova, Maria; Gennady Nosenko; Tatyana Khromova; Anton Muraveyev (2010). "Glacier shrinkage and climatic change in the Russian Altai from the mid-20th century: An assessment using remote sensing and PRECIS regional climate model". Journal of Geophysical Research 115 (D16107) | Download


  • Haritashya, Umesh K.; Michael P. Bishop; John F. Shroder; Andrew B.G. Bush; Henry N.N. Bulley (2009). "Space-based Assessment of Glacier Fluctuations in the Wakhan Pamir, Afghanistan". Climatic Change 94:5--18. (doi:10.1007/s10584-009-9555-9) | Download
  • Ohmura, Atsumu (2009). "Completing the World Glacier Inventory". Annals of Glaciology 50 (53):144--148. | Download
  • Paul, F.; R.G. Barry; J.G. Cogley; H. Frey and W. Haeberli; A. Ohmura; C.S.L. Ommanney; B. Raup; A. Rivera; M. Zemp (2009). "Recommendations for the Compilation of Glacier Inventory Data from Digital Sources". Annals of Glaciology 50 (53):119--126. | Download
  • Racoviteanu, Adina E.; Frank Paul; Bruce Raup; Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa; Richard Armstrong (2009). "Challenges and recommendations in mapping of glacier parameters from space: results of the 2008 Global Land and Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) workshop, Boulder, Colorado, USA". Annals of Glaciology 53:53--69. | Download


  • Andreassen, L. M.; Paul, F.; Kaeaeb, A.; Hausberg, J.E. (2008). "Landsat-derived glacier inventory for Jotunheimen, Norway, and deduced glacier changes since the 1930s". The Cryosphere 2 (2):131--145. Web | Download
  • Beedle, M. J.; Dyurgerov, M.; Tangborn, W.; Khalsa, S. J. S.; Helm, C.; Raup, B.; Armstrong, R.; Barry, R. G. (2008). "Improving estimation of glacier volume change: a GLIMS case study of Bering Glacier System, Alaska". The Cryosphere 2 (1):33--51. | Download
  • MacDonald, Stuart; Luis Martinez Uribe (2008). "Libraries in a converging world of open data, e-research, and Web 2.0". Online 32 (2) | Download
  • Racoviteanu, Adina E.; Yves Arnaud; Mark W. Williams; Julio Ordonez (2008). "Decadal Changes in Glacier Parameters in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, Derived from Remote Sensing". Journal of Glaciology 54 (186):499--510. | Download
  • Racoviteanu, Adina; Mark Williams; Roger G. Barry (2008). "Optical Remote Sensing of Glacier Characteristics: A Review with Focus on the Himalaya". Sensors 8:3355-3383. (doi:10.3390/s8053355) | Download
  • [phdthesis] Tesi, Titolo (2008). "Monitoring Ice Velocity Field in Victoria Land (Antarctica) Using Cross-Correlation Techniques on Satellite Images".:104. Universit`a di Bologna. | Download


  • Hoelzle, M., et al. (2007). "The application of glacier inventory data for estimating past climate change effects on mountain glaciers: A comparison between the European Alps and the Southern Alps of New Zealand". Global and Planetary Change 56 (1--2):69-82. | Download
  • Molnia, Bruce (2007). "Late nineteenth to early twenty-first century behavior of Alaskan glaciers as indicators of changing regional climate". Global and Planetary Change 56 (1--2):23--56. | Download
  • Raup, B.H.; A. Racoviteanu; S.J.S. Khalsa; C. Helm; R. Armstrong; Y. Arnaud (2007). "The GLIMS Geospatial Glacier Database: a New Tool for Studying Glacier Change". Global and Planetary Change 56:101--110. (doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.07.018) | Download
  • Raup, Bruce; Andreas K"a"ab; Jeffrey S. Kargel; Michael P. Bishop; Gordon Hamilton; Ella Lee; Frank Paul; Frank Rau; Deborah Soltesz; Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa; Matthew Beedle; Christopher Helm (2007). "Remote Sensing and GIS Technology in the Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) Project". Computers and Geosciences 33:104--125. (doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2006.05.015) | Download


  • Rau, Frank; Jeffrey S. Kargel; Bruce H. Raup (2006). "The GLIMS Glacier Inventory of the Antarctic Peninsula". Earth Observer 18 (6):9--11. | Download
  • [mastersthesis] Schicker, Irene (2006). "Changes in Area of Stubai Glaciers Analysed by Means of Satellite Data for the GLIMS Project". University of Innsbruck. | Download


  • Kargel, Jeffrey S.; 16 others (2005). "Multispectral Imaging Contributions to Global Land Ice Measurements from Space". Remote Sensing of Environment 99:187--219. (doi:10.1016/j.rse.2005.07.004) | Download


  • Bishop, M.P.; J.A. Olsenholler; J.F. Shroder; R.G. Barry; B.H. Raup; A.B.G. Bush; L. Copland; J.L. Dwyer; A.G. Fountain; W. Haeberli; A. K"a"ab; F. Paul; D.K. Hall; J.S. Kargel; B.F. Molnia; D.C. Trabant; R. Wessels (2004). "Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS): Remote Sensing and GIS Investigations of the Earth's Cryosphere". Geocarto International 19 (2)
  • Khalsa, S.J.S.; M.B. Dyurgerov; T. Khromova; B.H. Raup; R.G. Barry (2004). "Space-based mapping of glacier changes using ASTER and GIS tools". IEEE Transactions On Geoscience and Remote Sensing 42 (10):2177--2182. | Download


  • Glazovsky, A.F. and V.M Kotlyakov and G.A. Nosenko (2003). "First Experience of Space Images Reduction for the Glaciated Russian Regions in Frame of GLIMS Project". Materialy Glatsiologicheskikh Issledovanii (Reports on Glaciological Research) 94:194--202.


  • Raup, Bruce H.; Hugh H. Kieffer; Trent M. Hare; Jeffrey S. Kargel (2000). "Generation of Data Acquisition Requests for the ASTER Satellite Instrument for Monitoring a Globally Distributed Target: Glaciers". IEEE Transactions On Geoscience and Remote Sensing 38 (2):1105--1112. | Download

Conference Presentations (by year)

Below are presentations and posters from conferences other than GLIMS-specific workshops or meetings. The list is not complete.


  • Konovalov, V., "Dynamics and regionalization of Central Asia glaciers by remote sensing data". 2012. Download JPEG


  • Jeff Kargel's presentation for an AGU press conference on black carbon and aerosol influences on Himalayan glaciers ( PDF | PPT )


  • GLIMS: Progress in Mapping the World's Glaciers (presentation for IGARSS, Barcelona, Spain), Khalsa, Raup, Armstrong, Helm, Dyurgerov PDF
  • GLIMS: Progress in Mapping the World's Glaciers (poster for IUGG symposium in Perugia, Italy), Raup, Khalsa, Helm, Armstrong PDF
  • Past and prospective change in the state of Central Asian Glaciers (poster for the workshop entitled "Glaciers in Watersheds and Global Hydrology", held 27-31 August 2007, in Obergurgl, Austria). Vladimir Konovalov PDF


  • Results of GLIMS database population for Former Soviet Union glacier regions (poster for IGS symposium in Cambridge, England), Tatiana Khromova, Gennady Nosenko, Richard Armstrong, Roger Barry, Bruce Raup, Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa.
  • Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS): status and Asian activity (presentation at Asia CliC meeting in Yokohama, Japan), Raup. PDF


  • The GLIMS Geospatial Glacier Database (poster at EGU, Vienna, Austria), Raup, Khalsa, Armstrong, Helm. PDF


GLIMS Aster Team Meeting Presentation (Jeffrey S. Kargel)


GLIMS High Ice Presentation (Jeffrey S. Kargel)

100 Years of Glacier Retreat in Central Asia (Jeffrey S. Kargel) MS Powerpoint 32 MB | PDF 1.7 MB


The World's Glaciers: Hazards, Opportunities, and Measures of Global Change (Jeffrey S. Kargel) MS Powerpoint 835 KB | PDF 30 KB

Satellite Remote Sensing of Glaciers and Ice-dammed Lakes: Pragmatic Issues and Case Studies (Jeffrey S. Kargel) MS Powerpoint 20 MB | PDF 1.7 MB


(Global Change) Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS): Documenting the Demise of Earth's Glaciers Using ASTER (Jeffrey S. Kargel) MS Powerpoint 14 MB | PDF 32 KB