Glaciological studies in Patagonia, 1985-1986.

Publisher: Data Center for Glacier Research, Japanese Society of Snow and Ice in [S. l.]

Written in English
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  • Glaciers -- Patagonia (Argentina and Chile),
  • Glaciology.

Edition Notes

Other titlesBulletin of glacier research. No. 4 (1987)
ContributionsNakajima, Chōtarō, 1922-, Nihon Seppyō Gakkai. Hyōga Jōhō Sentā.
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21594522M

The regional Weather and Research Forecast (WRF) Model was run for the period over the Northern Patagonia Icefield (NPI) with an horizontal resolution of 5 km. The regional model was initialized using the NCEP/NCAR atmospheric Reanalysis database. The simulation results, centered over the NPI, were validated against the observed data from the local surface stations in order to Cited by: 6. Patagonia Books. 4, likes talking about this. We believe that books are still the most important medium for passing our values to the next ers: K. Nakajima, C. Outline of the glaciological research project in Patagonia, In C. Nakajima, editor, Glaciological studies in Patagonia Northern Icefield, Data Center for Glacier Research, Japanese Society of Snow and Ice, Google Scholar —Cited by: Patagonia: to the ends of the earth. university that sponsored the first glaciological study in the region in of smaller birds that make ornithologists reach for their guide books Author: Minty Clinch.

The Janutary Lecture and the Glaciological Conference On January I8 and I9, I, the American Geographical Society, the Arctic Institute station and conduct glaciological studies on the neve of Seward Glacier in the St. Elias Alaska and the glaciers of Patagonia. study of existing air photographs, and a tentative classification of the glaciers could be made with the aid of spot field checks. In recent years there has probably been more glaciological activity in Greenland than in Alaska or Canada. In Ahlmann’s work in the NorthFile Size: 1MB. About this Item: Summit Books/Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, Soft Cover. Condition: NEAR FINE. First Edition, 6th Printing. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/trace edge rubs. Travelogue. Memoir. A record of a , 6 month stay in Patagonia by English novelist and travel writer Bruce Chatwin ( - ).   I do not know why 3 years are missing, but I added , and to the dataset from Stefan Hastenrath’s book: Glaciological Studies on Mt Kenya , published in by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At Lewis Glacier it is conventional to measure the annual mass change from March to March, as March is often the minimum.

Andrés Rivera was born in Santiago, Chile, in , and received the Geographer professional title from the University of Chile in , when he was awarded the best student of his generation. He has been working in glaciology since , when he did the first glacier . The Andes, Andes Mountains or Andean Mountains (Spanish: Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. The range is 7, km (4, mi) long, to km ( to mi) wide (widest between 18° south and 20° south latitude), and has an average height of about 4, m (13, ft).Coordinates: 32°S 70°W / 32°S 70°WCoordinates: . Findings from the Patagonia study shed light on both emerging CSR practices and integration of grassroots activism approaches. The Case of Patagonia and DamNation In March of , Patagonia premiered its DamNation documentary at the South by Southwest festival held in Austin, Texas, winning an audience. Moscato The Brand Behind the Activism File Size: KB. "Using glacier surface characteristics and fjord sedi¬ments to examine controls on glacial erosion rates from Patagonia to the Antarctic Peninsula.", 08/01//31/, "International Glaciological Conference VICC ?Ice and Climate Change: A View from the South?, Valdivia, Chile, February ", , "Abstract Book, (

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In the Must Read Books list this is included as a travel book. I think this is a bit off. The title gives a hint. It's "In Patagonia." The preposition "in" makes a lot of difference.

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With more than 1, titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works /5(). Online ISSN: Print ISSN: ISSN-L: Cited by: 1. Abstract. We present here a review of the current glaciological knowledge of the Southern Patagonia Icefield (SPI). With an area of 13, km 2 and 48 major glaciers, the SPI is the largest ice mass in the Southern Hemisphere outside of Antarctica.

The glacier inventory and recent glacier variations are presented, as well as ice thickness data and its variations, Glaciological studies in Patagonia velocity, ablation Cited by: The Southern Patagonia Icefield (SPI, Fig.

1) is a temperate ice mass (Warren and Sugden, ) that spans the territories of Southern Chile and Argentina, and constitutes most of the land ice.

Uncover incredible stories told by Yvon Chouinard, the Malloy Brothers, Steve House, Gerry Lopez and more at Published by Patagonia Books®. Glaciological Research Project in Patagonia Studies at Glaciar Perito Moreno, Hielo Patagónico Sur, in area of Hielo Patagónico Norte, and along the Pacific Coast.

In Patagonia is an English travel book by Bruce Chatwin, published in Preparations. During the Second World War Chatwin and his mother stayed at the home of his paternal grandparents, who had a curiosity cabinet that fascinated him.

Among the items it contained was a Author: Bruce Chatwin. In this book, published by Patagonia, Fred offers up his characteristic mix of route tips, natural history and climbing lore for his favorite climbs (with honorable mentions of a few more).

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Nakajima (Ed.), Glaciological Studies in Patagonia Northern Icefield,–, Data Center for Glacier Research, Japanese Society of Snow and Ice (), pp.

Cited by: The Patagonian Icefield has the largest temperate ice mass in the southern hemisphere. Using remote sensing techniques, this study analyzed multi-decadal glacial retreat and expansion of glacier lakes in Northern Patagonia.

Glacial boundaries and glacier lake boundaries for,and were delineated from Chilean topographic maps and Landsat satellite by: 2. Galapagos Cruises - The following amended terms and conditions apply to new bookings only, are not retroactive to past bookings and are applicable for cruises departing in up until Decem Guests will be able to amend their booking and postpone their cruise dates for up to 15 months, maintaining cruise rates, from their original cruise departure date if they are not.

ments of information that exist suggest that there is a rich glaciological source to be mined in Patagonia yielding insights into glacioclimatic interactions, calving dynamics, Holocene climate change and the role of topography in controlling glacier behavior.

Introduction Remarkably little is. Following the Blue Book, the Data Center published two volumes of collected papers written in English: “Glacial Studies in Langtang Valley: Report of the Glacier Boring Project in the Nepal Himalayas” and “Glaciological Studies in Patagonia Northern Icefield ”, published in and respectively.

Patagonia has also been a sort of a "paleoclimatic bridge" between the Antarctic Peninsula and the more northerly land masses, since the final opening of the Drake Passage in the middle Miocene. Timely and comprehensive, The Late Cenozoic of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego is the only monograph book written in English.

Abstract. Biological activity on glaciers has been believed to be extremely limited. However, in Himalayan and Patagonian glaciers, we have found specialized biotic communities, including various cold-tolerant insects and copepods that were living on the glacier by feeding on algae and bacteria growing in Cited by: 7.

Books shelved as patagonia: In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin, The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas by Paul Theroux, Cape Horn and Other. The glaciological studies of the Baffin Island Expedition, Part V: On the variation of the shear stress on the bed of an ice cap Svenn Orvig.

Comments on Dr. Orvig's paper (On the variation of the shear stress on the bed of an ice cap) W.H. Ward. Glaciological work in Terre Adélie in preliminary report F.

Loewe. Dendroecological studies in the Front Range, Colorado, U.S.A. Arctic and Alpine Resea Kondo, H., and Nakajima, C.

"Characteristic features of cloud distribution over the Northern Icefield in December Glaciological Studies in Patagonia Northern Iceeldpp.

"Cited by: Following the Blue Book, the Data Center published two volumes of collected papers written in English: "Glacial Studies in Langtang Valley: Report of the Glacier Boring Project in the Nepal Himalayas" and "Glaciological Studies in Patagonia Northern Icefield " published in and respectively.

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The Patagonian icefields are the largest mid-latitude ice masses and yet few glaciological data exist for them. The presence of the Andes lying athwart the westerlies makes for a dynamic glacial system with steep balance gradients and west-east equilibrium-line altitude gradients.

The overall trend. This model was extended and modified in several stud The glaciological timescale provides a chronology based on physics, which. Books Debris Covered Glaciers IAHS Publication no.

/09 Debris Covered Glaciers IAHS Publication no./09; Papers Glaciological research project in Patagonia Studies at Glaciar Perito Moreno, Hielo Patagonico Sur, in area of Hielo Patagonico Norte, and along the Pacific coast Bulletin of Glaciological Research 29 /12/   The first university to sponsor glaciological studies in Los Glaciares National Park was Uppsala, a Swedish university located miles (71km) from the capital, Stockholm.

Upsala, like many other glaciers in Patagonia, is retreating at an alarming rate. The International Glaciological Society will hold an International Symposium on Radioglaciology and its Applications in The symposium will be held in Madrid, Spain, from 9–13 June. SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZATION Magnús Már Magnússon (International Glaciological Society).

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In contrast to most patagonian glaciers, glaciological studies indicate that gpm has been advancing or remained stable during the 20th century.

About Us Help Center. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. After preliminary work in, andthe [Japanese] Glaciological Research Project in Patagonia studied the NPIF during the summers and The Chilean glaciologist Gino Casassa joined them and determined ice thicknesses by use of gravimetry.The Upsala Glacier is well known for its rapid retreat, which many see as evidence for global warming.

Its retreat has been ongoing since the glacier was first documented in The name comes from the old spelling with one p of Uppsala University, which sponsored the first glaciological studies in the area.Antarctic Peninsula & Tierra del Fuego: years of Swedish-Argentine scientific cooperation at the end of the world Proceedings of "Otto Nordensjold's Antarctic Expedition of and Swedish Scientists in Patagonia: A Symposium", Buenos Aires, Argentina, March