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Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers, Yukon Territory, Canada.

G. K. C. Clarke

Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers, Yukon Territory, Canada.

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciers -- Yukon Territory,
  • Geophysics -- Yukon Territory

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLE3 T525 MA 1964 C574
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74, [28] leaves.
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14745365M

    glaciers flowed farther south into the valleys south of Ovando and Helmville. Betw years ago the ice cap formed again. Southward spreading glaciers carried gravel and sand into the Ovando area, about one to two miles south of Highway Melting glaciers left behind mounds of rock and soil debris, called moraines.


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Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers, Yukon Territory, Canada. by G. K. C. Clarke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geography. Located approximately 6,–9, ft (1,–2, m) above sea level, the glacier covers more t sq mi (39, km 2) of the surrounding landscape.

It terminates Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers the head of two river valleys, the Slims and the Kaskawulsh River, which feed the Yukon River (via Kluane Lake) and Alsek River systems respectively.

The Kaskawulsh is the result of two converging outlet Coordinates: 60°48′N °36′W /. Detailed Description. The end of Yukon Territory Glacier lies at Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers drainage divide.

Before springthe majority of the glacier's meltwater flowed north by way of the Slims River into Kluane Lake, and from there into the Yukon River and to the Bering Sea. glaciers of canada j satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world glaciers of north america— glaciers of canada glaciers of the st.

elias mountains by garry k.c. clarke 1 and gerald holdsworth 2 with a section on quantitative measurements of tweedsmuir glacier and lowell glacier imagery by gerald holdsworth, 2 philip j. howarth, 3 andFile Size: 1MB.

Pages in category "Glaciers of Yukon" The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The massive Kaskawulsh Glacier Canada. book northern Canada has retreated about a mile up its valley over the past century.

Last spring, its retreat triggered a. Recent surface elevation changes of Kaskawulsh Glacier, Yukon, Canada, are quantified by comparing an air-photo derived DEM from and airborne lidar measurements fromand Velocity Variations of the Kaskawulsh Glacier, Yukon Territory, Samantha Darling (Canada Centre for Remote Sensing) Dr.

André Viau (University of Ottawa) Figure Graph illustrating the relative contributions made by small glaciers and ice caps, and the large ice sheets, to sea level between and File Size: 7MB. A glacier is a large body of ice that forms on land where the accumulation of snow and its densification into ice exceeds ablation (melting, sublimation and mechanical calving) over many years.

Glaciers slowly deform and flow due to stresses caused by their weight. Canada’s landmass and climate supports approximately 20% of the Earth’s. Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers Mean monthly temperatures at Herschel Island for – and – are presented in Table 2, along with data from Dawson, Yukon Canada.

book, km south of Herschel Island, the only other station with comparable records in northern Canada. The data from Herschel Island for – are either measurements made at Pauline Cove Cited by: Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard glaciers, Yukon Territory, by Garry K.

Clarke. GB Y8 C5 Holocene glaciological conditions, southwest Yukon / by Peter G. Johnson. The mighty Yukon Territory River flows northwest over kilometres ( miles) through the Yukon Territory and Alaska before empyting into the Bering Sea.

Its immense drainage area of approximatelysquare kilometres (, square miles) makes it the second largest river in North America and one of the largest in the world. The field party based its operations at the south end Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers Kluane Lake, Yukon Territory, from which point the project’s aircraft— a Helio Courier equipped with wheel-skis—airlifted some sixteen tons of equipment and personnel to a site at feet on the watershed between the Hubbard.

Clarke, G.K.C.,Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers, Yukon Territory: Mon-tréal, Québec, Arctic Institute of North America, Technical Paper No. 20, Canada. book p. ———[], Temperature measurements in Fox Glacier, Geophysical measurements on the Kaskawulsh and Hubbard Glaciers Territory, in Glaciers, Proceedings of IHD Workshop Seminar.

In Yukon, elements of the cryosphere, particularly glaciers, permafrost, and river ice, influence the timing, magnitude, and character of surface water flows.

Glaciers The southwest Coast and Saint Elias mountain regions and portions of the Mackenzie Mountains make up the glaciated regions in the territory. [1] A new glaciohydraulic model is tailored to Trapridge Glacier, Yukon, Canada, where long‐term measurements of subglacial water pressure provide parameter constraints and a platform for model evaluation.

Using digital elevation models and meteorological data as input, we investigate hydrology on diurnal and seasonal timescales. Quantitative comparisons of simulated and observed Cited by: Seeing glaciers in the Yukon is right up there with looking up at the sky at night and seeing the Yukon Northern Lights.

Kluane National Park Kaskawulsh Glacier in Kluane National Park. Riding the scenic Alaska Highway from Whitehorse to Haines Junction, where Kluane National Park is located, is almost as memorable as spotting glaciers.

Kaskawulsh Glacier is a glacier in Yukon and has an elevation of meters. Kaskawulsh Glacier from Mapcarta, the free map.

2 Yukon River Hydrology Yukon River Hydrology 3 The most south-easterly root of the Yukon River begins as a freshet flowing out of Llewellyn Glacier in the Coastal Range of northwest British Columbia, less than 25 km from the Pacific Ocean.

The stream spills into Atlin Lake one of the five great headwater lakes feeding the head of the Size: KB.

Mean annual ice loss in the Yukon between and was ± km 3 /year, while the average mass balance for Yukon glaciers over this period was − ± m/year. We also summarize changes in glacier extents and surface elevation from toand include examples of surging glaciers in the Yukon and glacier hazards in Cited by: 1.

The Saskatchewan Glacier is a major outlet glacier of the Columbia Icefield in Alberta. The glacier is a 12 km long valley glacier draining east from the icefield that ends within 6 km of Highway This accessibility has led to numerous examinations of this glacier.

The glacier is not as famous as its neighbor to the north Athabasca Glacier which the same highway brings a visitor to a. Chinooks, also known as kings, begin life as fertilized eggs in the gravel of waterways of the Yukon River basin: 79 in the U.S.

and in Canada. Some of the fish tuck into tributaries less than miles from the Bering Sea; others travel 2, miles farther, swimming across the border and deep into Canada’s Yukon. Outside of the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland, Canada has more glacier coverage in the form of mountain glaciers, icefields and ice caps than any other nation.

In Canada, glaciers and ice caps are found in the Arctic where they occupy ~, km 2 of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, Baffin Island, and Bylot Islands, and in the Western and.

The Emergence of Glacial Archaeology E. James Dixon,1 M. Callanan,2 A. Hafner3 and P.G. Hare4 1Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico; 2NTNU-University Museum, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; 3Director, Institute of Archaeological Science, University of Bern, 4Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Yukon, Canada.

- Have not been there. Would like to go. See more ideas about Northwest territories, Canada and Canada travel pins. Yukon Territory Small territory in the extreme nw of Canada, bounded by the Arctic Ocean (n), Northwest Territories (e), British Columbia (s), and Alaska (w); the capital and largest town is n consists of Arctic waste and is virtually uninhabited.

Further s there is spectacular mountain scenery with lakes and coniferous forests. The region is drained by the Yukon and Mackenzie. Shareable Link.

Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. The Yukon River, fifth largest in North America and twentieth globally in terms of discharge, has an average discharge > m 3 /s (Brabets et al., ).In the study reach, the Yukon drains an area of aboutkm 2 upstream of Dalton Highway bridge, AK, with an average discharge of ∼ m 3 /s (Brabets et al., ).The river is located within the northern boreal forest and zone of Cited by: Remote sensing, regional ground temperature and ground ice observations, and numerical simulation were used to investigate the size, distribution, and activity of ice wedges in fine‐grained mineral and organic soils across the forest‐tundra transition in uplands east of the Mackenzie Delta.

David and I landed in Whitehorse, YT late on the 23rd and the next day we were off into the Kluane (pronounced clue-ah-knee) icefields, in the middle of the St. Elias mountains, and right near Mt. Logan. We took a terrifying tiny prop plane that I was fairly convinced I would vomit/die on/in, but it was a lot smoother than I expected and I even made it the whole ~30 minute ride without puking.

Ongoing glacier loss in the Canadian high Arctic is accelerating and probably irreversible, new model projections suggest. The Canadian high Arctic is. A new glacier inventory was developed for the Ragged Range, an area only recently added to Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories.

Federal mapping from aerial photography in was compared with Landsat satellite imagery from Cited by: 4. Understanding water resources and tracking their availability in Yukon can be challenging, given the movement of water through a cycle from the atmosphere to the surface and subsurface of the earth and back again.

Frozen water - such as glaciers, permafrost and river ice - play an important role in influencing this cycling. What we can’t see - water underground - is as important as the. Western Canada's Glaciers Hit Year Low. Mountains of British Columbia and those in the mid- and southern Rocky Mountains in Canada to.

Since it was established by an Act of Congress inscientists at the Geophysical Institute have studied geophysical processes from the center of the Earth to the surface of the sun and beyond, turning data and observations into information useful for state, Arctic and national priorities.

Buy Geology of Teslin Map-area, Yukon Territory, C. With a map (Geologica. Survey of Canada. Memoir. ) by Robert Mulligan (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Robert Mulligan. Mapping Glacier Flow on the Juneau Icefield, Alaska-Canada ABSTRACT: Field data collection techniques in combination with remote sensing techniques were used to interpret and map the complex flow pattern of the numerous glaciers comprising the Juneau lcefield, spanning the.

Gross ß-activity and tritium concentration measurements made on a m length of consolidated snow (firn) core retrieved from an altitude of m on Mt. Logan (Yukon Territory, Canada) have revealed a detailed chronology of natural and anthropogenic radioactivity levels extending from about to Geophysical imaging of permafrost conditions along the northern Yukon Alaska Highway Greg A.

Oldenborger & Anne-Marie LeBlanc Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada Chris W. Stevens SRK Consulting Inc., Anchorage, AK, USA Jason Chartrand Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada Benoit Loranger. What are you looking for.

Search by. Between and all CAA glaciers with long-term monitoring programmes 7,8 experienced their most negative five-year period of surface mass budget since measurements began in. Glaciers pdf the Ragged Range, Pdf National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada Figure (Top) False-color composite of the Ragged Range, Landsat 5 TM bands from August 5,and (bottom) a view of the Brintnell Creek Glacier, looking west (see Fig.

for glacier location); photo by Margaret Demuth, August File Size: 5MB.The water-quality data available here has been collected as download pdf of a collaborative monitoring project between the US Geological Survey, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council, and Yukon River Basin communities known as the Indigenous Observation Network.

Since the USGS National Research Program (NRP) and Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (YRITWC) have been partnering to. Climate change stole a Yukon ebook almost overnight, scientists say. Here's how the toe of Kaskawulsh Glacier in Yukon’s Kluane National Park. at the foot of the Kaskawulsh Glacier, one.