Hornsund, Southern Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway

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    The positions of the glacier termini in Hornsund are derived with very high frequency in the period 1991–2020. Multispectral and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data were used: LANDSAT 5, LANDSAT 7, LANDSAT 8, Terra ASTER, Alos AVNIR, SPOT 5, ERS-1, ERS-2, ENVISAT, Alos PALSAR, TerraSAR-X, TanDEM-X, and Sentinel-1. SAR data were used to detect any variability in the glacier front during the polar night. The satellite data were digitized manually to obtain the ice cliff position. Multispectral images were orthorectified and geocoded in PCI Geomatica and ArcGIS software. SAR data were usually provided at the SLC level, so that both radiometric and geometric corrections could be applied using the same methods, and with the same digital elevation model (2008 DEM SPOT developed by the IPY-SPIRIT Project; Korona et al., 2009). The SAR data were processed in BEAM ( Sentinel data downloaded from the Sentinel’s Data Hub were already processed. The database is the supplement to the paper: Błaszczyk Małgorzata, Moskalik Mateusz, Grabiec Mariusz, Jania Jacek, Walczowski Waldemar, Wawrzyniak Tomasz, Strzelewicz Agnieszka, Malnes Eirik, Lauknes Tom Rune, Pfeffer Tad. The response of tidewater glacier termini positions in Hornsund (Svalbard) to climate forcing, 1992-2020. In press