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Determination of the mass balance on Sentinel Glacier, British Columbia, Canada

O. Mokievsky-Zubok

Determination of the mass balance on Sentinel Glacier, British Columbia, Canada

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Published by Inland Waters Directorate, Water Resources Branch in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sentinel Glacier, B. C.
    • Subjects:
    • Sentinel Glacier, B. C.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementO. Mokievsky-Zubok.
      SeriesScientific series - Inland Waters Directorate ; no. 30, Scientific series (Canada. Inland Waters Directorate) ;, no. 30.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB707 .A3525 no. 30, GB2430.B7 .A3525 no. 30
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 39 p. :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4932005M
      LC Control Number76358798

      The net mass balance on Gulkana Glacier, Alaska, U.S.A., has been measured since by the glaciological method, in which seasonal balances are measured at three index sites and extrapolated over large areas of the glacier. Systematic errors can accumulate linearly with time in this method. Therefore, the geodetic balance, in which errors are less time-dependent, was . The Athabasca Glacier in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is probably the easiest glacier in the world to access by car. It's just a few hundred metres' stroll from the nearest parking lot on the magnificent Icefields Parkway in Alberta. The problem is, the stroll keeps getting longer by about 10 metres every year. Since , the snout of the glacier has retreated about metres, .


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