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Change in Glacier Surface Area in Glacier National Park, 1966–2015

Metadata Updated: August 30, 2023

This map shows the change in surface area of all 37 named glaciers in Glacier National Park for 1966, 1998, 2005, and 2015. The glacier footprints for four different years are laid on top of each other: 2015 is red, 2005 and 1998 are shades of orange, and 1966 is yellow.

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Dates

Metadata Date November 20, 2019
Metadata Created Date August 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date August 30, 2023
Reference Date(s) August 22, 2018 (publication)
Frequency Of Update annually

Metadata Source

Harvested from Environmental Dataset Gateway ISO Geospatial Metadata

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Change in Glacier Surface Area

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 20, 2019
Metadata Created Date August 30, 2023
Metadata Updated Date August 30, 2023
Reference Date(s) August 22, 2018 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation (Publisher)
Contact Email
Guid 68C2F591-D80C-44B7-8BBC-E3231FC27B7A
Access Constraints https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Bbox East Long -113.241977
Bbox North Lat 49.000971
Bbox South Lat 48.233688
Bbox West Long -114.475516
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update annually
Graphic Preview Description Change in Glacier Surface Area
Graphic Preview File https://edg.epa.gov/data/PUBLIC/OAR/OAP/metadata/Thumbnails/GNP.png
Graphic Preview Type PNG
Harvest Object Id 4f79415b-335b-4ebc-989b-cdd4e7656937
Harvest Source Id 9b3cd81e-5515-4bb7-ad3c-5ae44de9b4bd
Harvest Source Title Environmental Dataset Gateway ISO Geospatial Metadata
Licence None. Please check sources, scale, accuracy, currency and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata. Acknowledgement of the EPA would be appreciated.
Lineage
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-114.475516, 48.233688], [-113.241977, 48.233688], [-113.241977, 49.000971], [-114.475516, 49.000971], [-114.475516, 48.233688]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System 26912
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1966-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2015-01-01

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