Fluctuaciones de la extensión del casquete glacial de la isla Livingston (Shetland del Sur) desde 1956 hasta 1996

JAUME CALVET I PORTA, D. GARCÍA SELLÉS, J. CORBERA

Abstract


Cartographic data and satellite images have revealed that the area of the Livingston ice cap decreased by 4.31% from 1956 to 1996. Local factors, mainly topographic, have an influence on advances and retreats of the ice front. We established a simple model which correlates the reduction of the ice cap and the atmospheric wa rming detected in the Antarctic Peninsula during the last few decades.

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