RANDOLPH GLACIER INVENTORY (RGI)

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The Randolph Glacier Inventory (RGI 6.0) is a global inventory of digital vector outlines for glaciers and glacier complexes with a limited number of attributes. The dataset combines available outlines from the GLIMS, DCW, and WGI datasets as well as from many other (often unpublished) sources by using the highest quality version in each region.

Creator: Randolph Working Group/RGI Consortium

Publisher: US National Snow and Ice Data Center

First Publication Year: 2012

(Last) Publication Year: 2017

Release Date: 2017-07-28

Update Intervals: ad hoc

Citation: RGI Consortium (2017). Randolph Glacier Inventory – A Dataset of Global Glacier Outlines: Version 6.0: Technical Report, Global Land Ice Measurements from Space, Colorado, USA. Digital Media. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7265/N5-RGI-60

Related Publication: na

Contributors: IPCC AR5 contributing authors and other scientists (RGI Consortium)

Language: English

Data Format: ESRI Shapefile

Data Size: 420 MB

Rights: Open access for scientific and educational purposes under requirement of correct citation (see above)

Spatial Coverage: global

Temporal Coverage: 1950-recent

Identifier (DOI): https://doi.org/10.7265/N5-RGI-60

Related Identifier (DOI): na

last change 4/08/2017