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Bridge Glacier and the Life-Cycle of a Calving Glacier

By Matt Chernos [Note:  This is a guest post by Matt Chernos, a Master of Science student at the University of British Columbia.  Read more on Matt’s blog Bridging The Gap.  Thanks, Matt!] Bridge Glacier in the summer of 2011.  Photo by L. MacKenzie Bridge Glacier is located in the Pacific Ranges of southwestern British Columbia, […]

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Llewellyn Glacier, British Columbia Repeat Photograph: 1909 – 2007

By Matt Beedle In 2007 Jens Petersen and Brent Campbell enjoyed a canoe trip on Atlin Lake, a journey that included some exploration of the Llewellyn Glacier terminus and surroundings.  “I’m absolutely fascinated with Llewellyn Glacier and the entire Atlin area now,” writes Jens.  He submitted his 2007 photo along with the ca. 1909 photo, […]

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Mendenhall Glacier, AK Continues to Retreat: Photos and Satellite Imagery

By  Matt Beedle For the past three years my dad, Jack Beedle, has made an annual journey to a spot on Thunder Mountain to photograph Mendenhall Glacier.  It’s a good 2-hour climb up to this location; a significant effort for one shot (Thanks, Dad!).  We first visited this location – overlooking the Mendenhall Valley of […]

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Our Days in Atlin, BC (Blogging From the Field #53)

Post and photos by Kristin Timm [This post is part of a series of real-time communication from participants in the 2012 Juneau Icefield Research Program.  The program begins June 23rd and concludes August 18th.] Atlin, British Columbia is a small Canadian community of about 300 people. It is located in Northern BC, but you actually cannot […]

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