Advertisement

You are browsing the archive for baird glacier lake formation Archives - From a Glacier's Perspective.

July 9, 2023

Baird Glacier, Alaska Retreat Generates Proglacial Lake

Baird Glacier on 8-11-1990 and 7-6-2023 Landsat images indicating initiaton of retreat and formation of proglacial lake (PGL). The lake is now 3.25 kmĀ², retreat has been 2600 m since 1990-yellow dots indicate margin. Baird Glacier drains the west side of the Stikine Icefield in southeast Alaska. It is the only glacier of the Stikine Iceifield that did not retreat significantly from 1960-2010. Pelto et al (2013) predicted the onset …

Read More >>