WMO GCW home

Metadata

  • Station or site: CryoNet Station
  • Type: Primary
  • Attribute(s):
  • Belongs to site: Tianshan site
  • WMO ID (if any):
  • Shape: point
  • Latitude, longitude: 43.72, 84.40
  • Altitude and/or range (m): 3200
  • Landscape: Glacier
  • Year established: 1998
  • Year-round? Yes
  • Operations contact: Zhongqin Li
  • Science contact: Lin Wang
  • Data contact: Lin Wang

Click here for Google Maps

Haxilegen Galcier No. 51 station [Candidate]
Primary CryoNet Station Information

Haxilegen Galcier No. 51 station is located at the eastern Tianshan.It is regarded as the good reference glacier to study the north part of Tianshan and the surrounding glaciers of Lake Ebinur. The observation of this glacier began in 1998, which involved the observation of glacier mass balance, terminal change, movement speed, the temperature of glaciers, the thickness of glaciers, the meteorological phenomena of glacial zone, the aerosol in glacial zone and physical and chemical processes of snow ice and much shallow ice-core was drilled down.

Measurement Methods Used

Data Information

Measurements

The measurements made at Haxilegen Galcier No. 51 station are listed in the following tables. (Note: If End Year is blank, measurements are ongoing.)

Cryosphere Measurements

Element Variable Start Year End Year Frequency

Measurement Notes and Other Measurements

Category Description or List
Permafrost0
Seasonally frozen ground0
Glacier0
Icesheet0
Iceshelf0
Iceberg0
Atmosphere0
Hydrology0
Ecology0
Oceanography0
Other0

Last updated: 31 May 2017