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16 May 2023

Mount Baker Glaciers, Washington Snowpack Recession and Evolution May 2022-May 2023

Sholes Glacier snowcover extent change from 8-8-2022 to 10-17-2022. Snowcover declined from 98% of glacier to 10% of glacier during this period. Black dots are measurement sites, yellow dots the transient snowline, purple contour= 1.5 m, green contour= 2 m, brown contour= 2.5 m, and orange contour= 3 m snow depths on 8-8-2022. The 2022 melt season for Mount Baker glaciers was one for the record books, with a slow …