The glacier area of distribution from the topographical map created based on the aerial photograph for 1945 - 47. (sample version)
Other Citation Details
Yabuki, H. (2007) Glacier distribution in 1945-47 at Mongolian Altai Mountains (sample version). Data Integration and Analysis System in Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokosuka, Japan.
Long-term glacier area change in Eurasia Cryosphere region is clarified by integration of topographical maps and aerial photographs and satellite image. The method of extracting glacier information is developed by automatic recognition technology of a images
This data set extracts glacier distribution of the Altai Mongolian area based on the topographical map (1/100,000) which the Soviet Union army created based on the aerial photograph in 1945 - 47. The extraction method performed on GIS glacier distribution indicated to the topographical map by manual work.