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Glacier mass balance measurements on Taku Glacier, Alaska

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Ablation (melt) measurement from mid-elevation of Taku Glacier in 2014. The metal pole installed in the glacier on May 1, 2014 recorded 4.9 m of snow melt by September 17, 2014. Ablation at the terminus of Taku Glacier can reach 15m in a given summer.


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