wgms Glacier App 2.0

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wgms Glacier App 2.0

World Glacier Monitoring Service
Dear Cryolist members,

During the Glacier Science Week at EXPO 2017* in Astana, Kazakhstan, we
officially launched version 2.0 of the wgms Glacier App.

The new version includes information on glacier special events such as
reported floods, avalanches, or surge and calving dynamics. It allows
the users to submit their glacier photographs, and it gives improved
visibility of principal investigators and latest publications related to
glacier observations. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and other filter
options allow searching for >8,500 glaciers.

Of course, the well-established features such as the satellite map
interface, the compass showing the closest glaciers with observations,
and the card game are still included.

The wgms Glacier App was jointly developed by the WGMS and Ubique within
the Capacity Building and Twinning for Climate Observing Systems, a
project by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and
coordinated by the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology
MeteoSwiss. The wgms Glacier App is available at no costs from Apple App
Store** and Google Play Store***. Thanks to the support from numerous
colleagues, version 2.0 comes in English, German, French, Italian,
Spanish and Russian.

Kind regards

Michael Zemp, on behalf of the WGMS

* Glacier Science Week at EXPO 2017:
http://www.swisspavilion.org/en/activities/932

**Apple App Store:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wgms-glacier/id1055588979?mt=8

***Google Play Store:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ch.wgms.glacierapp


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World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)
Department of Geography
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
8057 Zurich
SWITZERLAND

phone: +41-44 635 51 39
email: [hidden email]
http://www.wgms.ch

- - - - - - - quick links - - - - - - -

Glacier Monitoring Session @ AGU Fall Meeting 2017
https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm17/preliminaryview.cgi/Session24546

Glacier Monitoring Session @ POLAR 2018:
http://www.polar2018.org/cr-cryosphere.html

WGMS achievements and future challenges:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNMYHz_5c04

GTN-G Global Glacier Browser:
http://gtn-g.org/data_browser.html

WGMS Fluctuations of Glaciers Browser:
http://www.wgms.ch/fogbrowser/
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