The Global Terrestrial Network for Glaciers (GTN-G) is the framework for the internationally coordinated monitoring of glaciers and ice caps in support of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The network, authorized under the Global Climate/Terrestrial Observing Systems (GCOS, GTOS), is jointly run by the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS), the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), and the Global Land Ice Measurements from Space initiative (GLIMS). More...
This websiste provides general information on GTN-G and a map-based browser for available glacier data.
photo: childs glacier, alaska, by i. gaertner, 2008
last change 06/03/15, igr