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This is a great example of finding the balance between having a local persona while playing on a global playing field. It is necessary to measure the density in the spring as snowpack density varies.

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The length of stake exposed by melting ice is measured at the end of the melt ablation season. Blend classroom and digital learning, and add social and workplace learning elements. Daily maximum and minimum temperatures are converted to glacier ablation using twelve coefficients. The challenge is getting the balance right between local autonomy and global scale.

On Mount Ruapehu, permanent photographic stations allow repeat photography to be used to provide photographic evidence of changes to the glaciers on the mountain over time. The distribution of seasonal accumulation and ablation rates are measured in-situ. The best way to go about it is to understand your audiences well and work together between the headquarters and local teams from planning to executions. In addition, headcount, roles and responsibilities can also influence the balance of global vs. Regardless of depth measurement technique the observed depth is multiplied by the snowpack density to determine the accumulation in water equivalent.

The value of geodetic programs is providing an independent check of traditional mass balance work, by comparing the cumulative changes over ten or more years. Despite the efficiency opportunities, it quickly became clear that there were downsides to centralization e. It is necessary to use established weather stations that have a long unbroken records so that annual means and other statistics can be determined.

The snowpack's mass balance is the product of density and depth. Pros for centralization include efficiency and cost savings at a global level, scale and consistency, global control, and clarity on decision-making and investments. As a consequence, variations in the mass of glaciers reflect changes in climate and the energy fluxes at the Earth's surface.