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Glaciers of Glacier National Park Repeat Photography Collection


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McKeon, L.A., Fagre, D.B., and Peitzsch, E.H., 2021, Glaciers of Glacier National Park Repeat Photography Collection: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


The “Glaciers of Glacier National Park Repeat Photography Collection” is a compilation of photographs documenting the retreat of glaciers in Glacier National Park, Montana, U.S.A. (GNP) through repeat photography. The collection is comprised of 57 image pairs, resulting from twenty-two years of U.S.Geological Survey (USGS) field excursions (1997-2019) for the purpose of photographically documenting glacier change. Historic images of glaciers were located at the USGS Photographic Library, GNP Archives, and the University of Montana Special Collections. Employees and volunteers of the USGS Repeat Photography Project relocated the site of each historic photograph and re-photographed the image to create a historic-contemporary pairing [...]

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Point of Contact :
Lisa A Mckeon
Originator :
Lisa A Mckeon, Daniel B Fagre, Erich H Peitzsch
Metadata Contact :
Lisa A Mckeon
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center
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GNP_repeat_photo_collection.csv 76.18 KB text/csv
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The photographs were obtained to document the retreat of glaciers in Glacier National Park in response to climate change and to complement other studies of climate change impacts on park resources.

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DOI doi:10.5066/P9CQDA7S

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