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July 17, 2020
Oscar Lake Expansion Carves Away at Brady Glacier, Alaska
Oscar Lake growth on the east margin of Brady Glacier in Landsat images from 2000-2020. Point A indicates glacier tongue that becomes iceberg. Blue arrows indicate flow direction. Brady Glacier, is a large Alaskan tidewater glacier, in the Glacier Bay region that is beginning a period of substantial retreat Pelto et al (2013). The glacier has a number of expanding lakes that are expanding as the secondary termini feeding them retreat. …
December 11, 2014
Davidson Glacier Retreat, Alaska
Davidson Glacier is a large glacier that flows east from the Chilkat Range to the foreland along Chilkat Inlet and Lynn Canal in southeast Alaska. As a result it has a long history of observation of change. Molnia (2008) noted that from 1889 to 1946 the glacier retreated 400 m and a lake had developed at the terminus. By 1978 the glacier had retreated another 700 m with the proglacial …