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May 11, 2017
Borden Peninsula Ice Caps, Baffin Island Snowcover Where Art Thou
Borden Peninsula Ice Cap in 1997 and 2016 Landsat images. Purple dots indicate the transient snowline. Orange arrows indicate specific location of glacier thinning, retreat or area loss. The Borden Peninsula is in the northeastern most section of Baffin Island. Here we examine an ice cap that is on the edge of Lancaster Sound in Sirmilik National Park. We use Landsat imagery from 1997 through 2016 to identify change. This …