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van der Valk, Dirk (author)
Blue ice areas, are areas in Antarctica where, either due to local heat sources (areas with lower albedo and thus more absorption of shortwave radiation - i.e. Nunataks) or high windspeed, all the snow is melted or eroded away and the underlying (blue) ice is visible. This occurs often around the grounding line between the ice sheet and ice...
master thesis 2019
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van der Valk, Dirk (author)
In the Second World War Dutch New Guinea was a strategic battle front for both the Japanese and the Allied forces in the Pacific War. A lot of airstrips were constructed and bombed during this time, of which at least three (Mongosah, Otowari and Sagan) have never been visited after the war. This provided a great opportunity to find potential war...
master thesis 2017