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Engabreen is a north-western outlet from the western Svartisen ice cap. Mass balance measurements began in 1970 and length change observations in 1903. The Svartisen Subglacial Laboratory is a research facility situated under Engabreen.

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LIA - 2008
Year area

(kmĀ²)
Source
LIA 40,24 LIA-morain
1968 37,512 Glacier map
1988 37,11 Landsat
1999 37,53 Landsat
2001 37,255 LiDAR
2008 36,839 LiDAR

1903 - 2018
Year Length change (m) Cumulative length change (m)
1903 0 Start
1909 100 100
1910 10 110
1911 -13 97
1912 -2 95
1913 7 102
1914 -9 93
1915 -3 90
1916 5 95
1917 0 95
1918 -8 87
1919 -15 72
1920 8 80
1921 4 84
1922 10 94
1923 -30 64
1924 27 91
1925 -10 81
1926 -13 68
1927 -8 60
1928 29 89
1929 -22 67
1930 15 82
1931 -35 47
1934 -612 -565
1935 101 -464
1936 -5 -469
1937 -271 -740
1938 -37 -777
1939 -481 -1258
1940 -172 -1430
1941 -40 -1470
1942 -65 -1535
1951 -400 -1935
1952 22 -1913
1953 0 -1913
1965 -180 -2093
1966 5 -2088
1967 10 -2078
1968 22 -2056
1969 8 -2048
1970 34 -2014
1971 28 -1986
1972 -31 -2017
1973 -12 -2029
1974 -4 -2033
1975 0 -2033
1976 7 -2026
1977 31 -1995
1978 25 -1970
1979 20 -1950
1980 2 -1948
1981 -1 -1949
1982 -18 -1967
1983 19 -1948
1984 4 -1944
1985 -11 -1955
1986 -23 -1978
1987 -8 -1986
1988 -51 -2037
1990 -43 -2080
1991 -24 -2104
1993 21 -2083
1995 111 -1972
1996 35 -1937
1997 -3 -1940
1998 33 -1907
1999 0 -1907
2000 -10 -1917
2001 -25 -1942
2002 -6 -1948
2003 -60 -2008
2004 -22 -2030
2005 -56 -2086
2006 -15 -2101
2007 -34 -2135
2008 -29 -2164
2009 -8 -2172
2010 -11 -2183
2011 -20 -2203
2012 -2 -2205
2013 -20 -2225
2014 -56 -2281
2015 -6 -2287
2016 -8 -2295
2017 -8 -2303
2018 -140 -2443
1970 - 2017
Year Winter balance (m.w.e.) Summer balance (m.w.e.) Annual balance (m.w.e.)
1970  1.77 -3.04 -1.27
1971  2.95 -2.21  0.74
1972  2.94 -3.52 -0.57
1973  3.84 -1.91  1.93
1974  3.12 -2.66  0.45
1975  2.67 -1.68  0.99
1976  3.40 -1.60  1.80
1977  1.91 -1.58  0.33
1978  1.92 -3.18 -1.26
1979  3.12 -3.31 -0.20
1980  2.41 -3.34 -0.93
1981  2.54 -2.51  0.04
1982  2.04 -1.62  0.41
1983  1.98 -1.53  0.45
1984  3.55 -2.75  0.80
1985  1.24 -2.86 -1.62
1986  2.50 -2.72 -0.22
1987  2.32 -1.88  0.44
1988  2.06 -3.79 -1.74
1989  4.11 -1.97  2.14
1990  3.20 -2.91  0.28
1991  2.42 -2.12  0.30
1992  3.78 -2.44  1.34
1993  2.84 -2.14  0.69
1994  1.60 -1.64 -0.04
1995  3.17 -1.95  1.22
1996  2.78 -2.48  0.30
1997  4.15 -3.64  0.51
1998  2.66 -3.03 -0.37
1999  1.88 -2.49 -0.61
2000  2.49 -1.88  0.61
2001  1.38 -2.98 -1.59
2002  2.66 -3.69 -1.02
2003  2.19 -3.28 -1.09
2004  2.65 -2.46  0.18
2005  3.03 -2.55  0.48
2006  1.57 -3.41 -1.84
2007  3.14 -2.47  0.68
2008  2.58 -2.71 -0.14
2009  2.88 -2.95 -0.07
2010  2.00 -2.75 -0.75
2011  2.84 -3.81 -0.97
2012  3.16 -2.09  1.07
2013  2.30 -4.12 -1.82
2014  2.59 -3.48 -0.89
2015  3.27 -2.61  0.65
2016  2.66 -2.88 -0.23
2017  3.67 -2.42  1.25