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March 6, 2019

Lemon Creek Glacier 2018 Ablation and Glacier Runoff

Lemon Creek Glacier (L) with the snowline (black line) indicated in Landsat images from July 5, July 30 and Sept. 16 2018. P=Ptarmigan Glacier, T=Thomas Glacier, red arrow is the 1948 terminus location. A,B and C mark firn horizons exposed by the loss of all snowpack in the accumulation zone. The summer of 2018 was exceptional for warmth in Southeast Alaska.  July was the most unusual with Juneau recording daily …