EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 232, 2020Heavy Ion Accelerator Symposium (HIAS 2019)
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Accelerator Mass Spectrometry|
|Published online||06 April 2020|
The movements of Alpine glaciers throughout the last 10,000 years as sensitive proxies of temperature and climate changes
VERA Laboratory, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
2 Gernot Patzelt, Patscher Strasse 20, A-6080 Innsbruck-Igls, Austria
3 Joerg M. Schaefer, Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Pallisades, NY 10964-8000, USA
4 Christian Schlüchter, Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Bern, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland
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Published online: 6 April 2020
A brief review of the movements of Alpine glaciers throughout the Holocene in the Northern Hemisphere (European Alps) and in the Southern Hemisphere (New Zealand Southern Alps) is presented. It is mainly based on glacier studies where 14C dating, dendrochronology and surface exposure dating with cosmogenic isotopes is used to establish the chronology of advances and retreats of glaciers. An attempt is made to draw some general conclusions on the temperature and climate differences between the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
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