Mýrdalsjökull glacier retreat
RapidEye image from 23.8.2014, © BlackBridge
From 2004 - 2014 the areal decrease of Mýrdalsjökull was 54 km², which is almost 10% in 10 years.
The glacier outline of 2004 is based on ASTER imagery (Jaenicke et al. 2006). The outline of 2014 is mainly based on a RapidEye image from 23.8.2014, in cloudy areas it is based on a RapidEye image from 1.8.2012.