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Glacier ice-volume modeling and glacier volumes on Redoubt Volcano, Alaska

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor] in Fairbanks, Alaska, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snow -- Alaska -- Redoubt Volcano -- Measurement,
  • Ice -- Alaska -- Redoubt Volcano -- Measurement,
  • Redoubt Volcano (Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGlacier ice volume modeling and glacier volumes on Redoubt Volcano, Alaska
    Statementby Dennis C. Trabant and Daniel B. Hawkins
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 97-4187
    ContributionsHawkins, D. B. 1934-, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18080234M

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    Case Study Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Classification of Volcanoes by Activity The Volcanic Explosivity Index Cliff Erosion Especially Difficult Coastal Environments Barrier Islands Estuaries Case Study 7 Hurricanes and Coastal Vulnerability Wilfried Haeberli and Processes James S. Aber and Andrzej Ber Glacier Motion/Ice Velocity Terry Hughes Global Climate Modeling in Cryospheric Assessment Glacier Pothole Jeffrey Ridley Rajesh Kumar Global Outlook of Snowcover, Sea Ice, Glacier Sliding and Glaciers Rajesh Kumar Mauri Pelto xii CONTENTS.

    - Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. variable. ong>The ong> sources of all the images are acknowledged in the final pages - many thanksto all those who made them available, particularly Stephen Davies from Geopix and PeterKennett from the Earth Science Education Unit. I am also hugely indebted to Henry Lawfor technical and editorial support and for managing the layout of the text, and to mywife Phoebe .


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Glacier Ice-Volume Modeling and Glacier Volumes On Redoubt Volcano, Alaska by Dennis C. Trabant and Daniel B. Hawkins ABSTRACT Assessment of ice volumes and hydrologic hazards on Redoubt Volcano began four months before the eruptions removed cubic kilometer of perennial snow and ice from Drift by: 5.

Assessment of ice volumes and hydrologic hazards on Redoubt Volcano began four months before the eruptions removed cubic kilometer of perennial snow and ice from Drift glacier. A volume model was developed for evaluating glacier volumes on Redoubt Volcano.

The volume model is based on third-order polynomial simulations of valley cross sections. Get this from a library. Glacier ice-volume modeling and glacier volumes on Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. [Dennis Trabant; D B Hawkins; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

Disruption of Drift glacier and origin of floods during the – eruptions of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska book. Book. Full-text available Glacier Ice. Mount Redoubt, a volcano located west of Cook Inlet in Alaska, erupted from to This eruptive cycle removed about 6 × m3 of glacier ice from the upper part of Drift Glacier and.

Aguado, E., Cayan, D., Riddle, L., and Roos, M.,Climatic fluctuations and the timing of west coast streamflow: Journal of Climate, v.

5, p. ume of all the remote glaciers on Earth, and glacier volumes for the vast majority of glaciers have therefore been esti-mated from empirical (but physically justified) scaling laws between glacier area and glacier volume (Bahr et al., ).

Table 1 has a non-exhaustive list of scaling laws found in the by: D.C. Trabant, D.B. HawkinsGlacier ice-volume modeling and glacier volumes on Redoubt Volcano, Alaska U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigation Report (), pp. Google ScholarCited by:   The total glacier ice volume in was estimated to 74 km 3, with an accuracy of 9 km 3.

This means the total volume of all glaciers of Switzerland is smaller than that of the Lake Geneva, which. 2Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Koyukuk Drive, Fairbanks, AlaskaUSA ABSTRACT.

Sound knowledge of the ice volume and ice-thickness distribution of a glacier is essential for many glaciological applications. However, direct measurements of ice thickness are laborious, notCited by: Hayes Volcano is a stratovolcano in southwestern Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, km northwest of Anchorage, that was not discovered until It is responsible for a series of six major tephra layers in the Cook Inlet region of Alaska.

Hayes was mostly destroyed by at least six catastrophic eruptions between 3, and 3, years ago, and the average volume of these Location: Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska.

' ELSEVIER Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 62 () Journalof volcanolog3, and geothermal research Hydrologic hazards in the lower Drift River basin associated with the eruptions of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Joseph M. Dorava, David F. Meyer U.S. Geological Survey, Anchorage, AKUSA Received 27 November ; Cited by: Analysis of meteorological data and the surface energy balance of McCall Glacier, Alaska.

Journal of Glaciology, 51 (): Delcourt, Charlotte, Frank Pattyn, Matt Nolan () Modelling historical and recent mass loss of McCall Glacier, Alaska, USA. The Cryosphere Glacier Research. This page summarizes some of the glacier research being done in Rocky Mountain National Park and some of the techniques commonly used to study glaciers.

In addition to the words and images on this page, you can also access a series of interactive animations and graphics that allow you to "see" the techniques described below. the glacier has been continually thinning sincean upper estimate for the total ice volume of m3 can be derived for Based on an average ice density of gcm–3 (including the top snow and firn layers), a water equivalent of m3 is calculated.

Single glacier tongues that reached elevations of –m a.s.l. inCited by:   What Happens When A Volcano Erupts Under A Glacier. In Iceland, a question of ice and fire. By Sarah Fecht. Aug More Science. Latest. Diy. of how ice volume is changing as it is directly related to mass balance.

These measures are the most common way in which the response of glaciers to climate change is monitored, as conditions favorable for positive glacier mass balance (e.g., increasing snowfall, lower tempera-tures) typically result in glacier advance, while negative.

Reading/Discussion. The contribution of land glacier melting to global sea level rise has been explored in a recent study of Alaskan glaciers. In this study, airborne laser altimetry was used to determine the mass and thickness of over fifty glaciers.

Glacier ice-volume modeling and glacier volumes on Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. Water-resources investigations report, Fairbanks, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey. The Bering glacier in Alaska is the largest glacier on continental North America and the largest surging glacier on earth.

By definition, glacial surges are accelerated movements, for durations up to about 2 years, during which glaciers may move at speeds up to times their long-term average speed.

Glacier ice-volume modeling and glacier volumes on Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. Water-resources investigations report, Fairbanks, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey.On Mt. Wrangel, Benson and colleagues are monitoring the ice response to increasing geothermal activity on the northern slopes of the volcano [Motyka et al., ]; Mt Redoubt, Alaska, another glacier-covered volcano is also being studied [MacKeith et al., ].

A variety of approaches is being adopted in large scale ice-flow modeling.The later mentions the accelerating Pine Glacier, also the subject of the latest missives. In this was due to the ice shelves ceasing to act as a dam.

Six years later it is because increased water at the the base is lubricating the downwards flow/10().