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June 23, 2016

Canadian Columbia Basin Glacier Spring 2016 Field Season (winter 2015-2016 Assessment)

Guest Post by Ben Pelto, PhD Candidate, UNBC Geography, [email protected] During the spring season we visited our four study glaciers (Figure 1), which form a transect of the Columbia Mountains from the Kokanee Glacier in the Selkirk Range to the south, to the Conrad (Purcells) and Nordic (Selkirks) in the center, to the Zillmer of the Premier Range in the north.┬áThis post will explore the snowpack of winter 2016 across …