"A huge mass of ice, formed on land by the compaction and recrystallization of snow, that moves very slowly downslope or outward due to its own weight." (U.S. Geological Survey, 2019)


U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). "Water Science Glossary Terms". USGS Water Science School. (2019). Link:

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Ailin Sol Ortone Lois

Researcher Grupo de Radar de Apertura Sintética of Universidad Tecnológica Nacional Facultad Regional Haedo

Ailin Ortone holds the director position within the Synthetic Aperture Radar research group, a role she adeptly manages alongside her responsibilities as a teacher at Universidad Tecnológica Nacional - Haedo. Her expertise extends to her role as a researcher at the Remote Sensing Centre of the Argentine National Air Force, where she actively contributes to advancing knowledge in the field. Additionally, she shares her wealth of knowledge and experience as a teacher at Universidad Nacional de Luján, nurturing the next generation of professionals in the field.