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  • Station or cluster: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Reference
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  • Shape: polygon
  • Latitude, longitude: 61.556, 8.441
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 1482-2229
  • Landscape: Glacier
  • Year established: 1962
  • Year-round? No
  • Operations contact: Liss Marie Andreassen
  • Science contact: Liss Marie Andreassen
  • Data contact: Liss Marie Andreassen
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Measurement Methods Used

Data Information


Andreassen, L. M., H. Elvehøy, B. Kjøllmoen, and R. V. Engeset, R. V. 2016. Reanalysis of long-term series of glaciological and geodetic mass balance for 10 Norwegian glaciers, The Cryosphere, 10, 535-552, doi:10.5194/tc-10-535-2016.

Andreassen, L.M., H. Elvehøy, B. Kjøllmoen, R. V. Engeset and N. Haakensen. 2005. Glacier mass balance and length variation in Norway. Annals of Glaciology, 42, 317-325.

Bjarne Kjøllmoen (Ed.), Liss M. Andreassen, Hallgeir Elvehøy, Miriam Jackson and Rianne H. Giesen, 2016: Glaciological investigations in Norway 2011-2015. NVE Rapport 88 2016, 171 p. + app.


The measurements made at Hellstugubreen are listed in the following tables. (Note: If End Year is blank, measurements are ongoing.)

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency
GlacierAnnual mass balance1962
GlacierWinter mass balance1962Continuous
GlacierSurface topography1941Sporadic
GlacierIce/firn temperature20142015Sporadic

Last updated: 31 May 2017