Review of the Survey's activities in 1982

K Ellitsgaard-Rasmussen
1983 Rapport Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse  
In recent years there has been an increase in interest in the development of hydropower in the vicinity of the towns in Greenland. To meet this commitment GGU has had to expand its glaciological activity. Since existing knowledge of hydrological basins is insufficient to meet all the new requests, mass balance studies have been started at two additional glaciers - Buksefjord (64°), and Pakitsup ilordlia (69°) north of Jakobshavn. The existing projects at Johan Dahl Land in South Greenland and
more » ... manarssup sermia at the head of Godthåbsfjord are now in their fifth and third years of study, respectively. Landsat images have been used to help define basin sectors on the Inland Ice where the ice sheet forms lobes used in basin analyses. On a local basin in the region of Jakobshavn Isbræ a series of stakes has been set out extending from the edge of the Inland Ice to as far as 80 km inland, and up to an altitude of 1500 m above sea level.
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