Movie:An Alpine Glacier's Drainage System: Gornergletscher drainage system
Information Page: An Alpine Glacier's Drainage System: Gornergletscher drainage system
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Grade level: Under graduate (13-16), Graduate / Professional
Statement: Liquid water routing in an alpine glacier
Abstract: Subglacial discharge simulated for Gornergletscher: arrows depict discharge in the distributed system, blue shows discharge in channels.
Liquid water is thought to move through alpine glaciers as diffuse and channelized flow, and is governed by the pressure field created by the weight of overlying ice. This 2-D model combines the governing equations for both types of flow to model the movement of water in the the Gornergletscher, an alpine glacier in Switzerland.
A video of the talk Mauro Werder gave at the CSDMS 2013 annual meeting on glacial hydrology is available on the CSDMS website, https://csdms.colorado.edu/wiki/CSDMS_2013_annual_meeting_Mauro_Werder
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