Late Quaternary Environmental History of the Tanana Valley, Alaska
Ager, Thomas A. (1975-09)
Pollen histories from three lakes and a peat bog in the middle Tanana Valley, interior Alaska, provide a regionally-consistent record of vegetational changes spanning approximately the last 16,000 years. Lacustrine sediment ...
The Scientific Exploration of Greenland from the Norsemen to the Present
Loewe, F. (1970-09)
This paper discusses the history of the exploration of Greenland and the reason for exploration. Scientific investigations today are included in the report.
A Magnetic Profile in the Gerlache Strait, Antarctica
Dewart, Gilbert (1972-04)
A profile of the total magnetic field was obtained along a 208 km track in Gerlache Strait, a tectonic depression off the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. There is no direct correlation between bottom topography and ...
Internal Drainage of Stagnant Ice: Burroughs Glacier, Southeast Alaska
Larson, Grahame J. (1977)
Burroughs Glacier is a temperate glacier in Glacier Bay National Monument, southeastern Alaska. Presently, it is rapidly wasting away leaving behind several remnants of stagnating glacier ice which have become detached or ...
Meltwater Storage in a Temperate Glacier Burroughs Glacier, Southeast Alaska
Larson, Grahame J. (1978)
Burroughs Glacier is a wasting mass of neoglacial ice in the northeastern part of the Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska. The entire glacier covers approximately 26 km2 and consists of two tongues both of which flow ...
Glacial Geology and Late Cenozoic History of the Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
Mayewski, Paul A. (1975-11)
A glacial geology for the Transantarctic Mountains is determined, based on a comparison of glacial deposits in the Queen Maud Mountains and along the nunataks at the heads of the ice-free valleys of southern Victoria Land ...
The Surface Mass-Balance of Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica: Data Interpretation and Application
Whillans, Ian M. (1975-02)
A method is described to determine accurate and precise mass balance from bamboo poles at the surface of the ice sheet upstream from Byrd Station, Antarctica. The method includes corrections for snow and firn settling and ...
Glaciology and Meteorology of Anvers Island: Meteorological Conditions at Palmer Station, Antarctica, 1965-1967, Volume 4
Rundle, Arthur S. (1975-05)
This volume constitutes the final report on the surface meteorology-program conducted at Palmer Station by Ohio State University scientists between February 1, 1965, and December 31, 1967. It contains a breakdown and ...
Genesis and Classification of Arctic Coastal Plain Soils, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
Parkinson, Robert J. (1978)
A soil survey was conducted over some 140 km2 of oil field at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska during the 1974 and 1975 field seasons. The survey involved both field study and laboratory characterization of the typical soils. Soil-land ...
Ecological Investigations of Ice Worms on Casement Glacier, Southeastern Alaska
Daniel, Goodman (1971-12)
A population of ice worms, Mesenchytraeus solifugus, was observed during the summer months of 1967 on Casement Glacier, southeastern Alaska. Live and preserved specimens wre brought back for laboratory studies. Casement ...