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September 7, 2018
Croker Bay Glacier, Nunavut Canada Poised for Further Retreat
Croker Bay Glacier, Devon Ice Cap, Nunavut in Landsat images from 1998 and 2017. The red arrows indicate the 1998 terminus location, yellow arrows the 2017 terminus location. The pink arrows indicate three inlet on the north glacier. Croker Bay Glacier drains the southwest quadrant of the Devon Ice Cap, Nunavut. A study by Van Wychen et al (2012) focused on velocity changes of the Devon ice Cap. They identify that Croker Bay …
March 1, 2017
Trinity-Wykeham Glacier Retreat, Causing Separation, Ellesmere Is. Canada
Trinity (T) and Wykeham (W) Glacier in 1999 and 2016 Landsat images. Red arrow indicates 1999 margin, yellow arrow 2016 margin, yellow dots the actual ice front. Trinity (T) and Wykeham (W) Glacier flow east from Ellesmere Island into a fjord off of Nares Strait. Until recently the two have been joined just before the terminus. Millan et al (2017) observed glaciers in the region. They noted a change in ice …