Decadal changes in mass at Folgefonna glacier
This Master's project is available from the intake of Autumn 2023. Contact the listed supervisors for more information.
This project will involve analysing historical aerial photography collected over Folgefonna glacier since the mid-20th century. The student will use photogrammetry and topographic analysis in order to generate digital elevation models (DEMs) for roughly each decade. These DEMs will then be intercompared in-order to derive volume changes and geodetic mass balances of the entire Folgefonna ice cap. Such changes are interesting from both a climate point of view, but also a hydropower point of view.
Must have knowledge of GIS. Prior knowledge of remote sensing would be an advantage
This will be a computer based project