The Columbia Glacier Iceberg Monitoring Project (IMP) seeks to estimate the glacier’s retreat and volume loss, evaluate iceberg transport and describe the passage constraints of icebergs over the glacier moraine shoal.
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Glaciers are an iconic feature of the Alaska landscape. These rivers of ice cover some five percent of the state and have dramatically molded the very shape of its land. Michael Collier introduces his readers to the wonders of these frozen features of the north. Alaska Glacial History – Collier describes the first visits of [...]
Research Geologist Bruce Molnia of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has authored a comprehensive report on the condition of glaciers in Alaska that bears an obvious title The Glaciers of Alaska . Glaciers are ubiquitous features of the Alaskan landscape and contribute to our mental image of the Great Land. A disturbing conclusion for [...]