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PREFERRED TERM
supraglacial setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • "Carried upon, deposited from, or pertaining to the top surface of a glacier or ice sheet; said of meltwater streams, till, drift, etc. " (Jackson, 1997, p. 639). Dreimanis (1988, p. 39) recommendation that "supraglacial" supersede "superglacial" is followed.
DESCRIPTION
  • "Carried upon, deposited from, or pertaining to the top surface of a glacier or ice sheet; said of meltwater streams, till, drift, etc. " (Jackson, 1997, p. 639). Dreimanis (1988, p. 39) recommendation that "supraglacial" supersede "superglacial" is followed.
IDENTIFIER
  • supraglacialSetting
TITLE
  • supraglacial setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/supraglacialSetting
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Event Environment