19th century glacier retreat in the Alps preceded the emergence of industrial black carbon deposition on high-alpine glaciers

Sigl M, Abram NJ, Gabrieli J, Jenk TM, Osmont D & Schwikowski M

The Cryosphere, vol. 12, 3311–3331, 2018


This paper is a contribution to PAGES' VICS working group and was inspired by talks and presentations given at the group's first workshop in the USA in June 2016.

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