(A) Citation recommendation
The database is open access for scientific and educational purposes under requirement of correct citation of the database (https://dx.doi.org/10.5904/wgms-maps-2018-02), related publications (Fluctuations of Glaciers (FoG)), and/or the original investigators and sponsoring agencies according to the available meta-information given in the database.
(B) Digital object identifier and related metadata of the current database version
Scientific data identifier for version 2018: DOI 10.5904/wgms-maps-2018-02
Creator:World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)
Title: Glacier Map Collection (GMC)
Publisher: World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)
Publication year: 2018
Release date: 2018-02-14
Citation: WGMS (2018): Glacier Map Collection (GMC), World Glacier Monitoring Service, Zurich, Switzerland. DOI: 10.5904/wgms-maps-2018-02
Related publication: WGMS (2012): Fluctuations of Glaciers 2005-2010 (Vol. X): Zemp, M., Frey, H., Gärtner-Roer, I., Nussbaumer, S.U., Hoelzle, M., Paul, F. & W. Haeberli (eds.), ICSU (WDS)/ IUGG (IACS)/ UNEP/ UNESCO/ WMO, World Glacier Monitoring Service, Zurich, Switzerland. and earlier issues
Language: English and others
Data format: .jpg, .tif, .txt (metadata)
Data size: na
Rights: Open access for scientific and educational purposes under requirement of correct citation (see above).
Description: Internationally collected dataset on glacier maps.
Spatial coverage: global
Temporal coverage: 1973-2017 AD
The data might be subject to errors and inaccuracies. Hence, we strongly suggest to perform data quality checks and, in case of ambiguities, to contact us as well as the investigators and sponsoring agencies of the glaciers.