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Glaciomarine Oceanographic and Suspended Sediment Dynamics, Kongsbreen system, Svalbard
Quantifying estuarine circulation and the resulting sediment dynamics of tidewater glaciers is crucial to developing an understanding of these dynamic systems, and their response to climate and sea level change. This study ...
USING SEDIMENT GEOCHEMISTRY, PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION AND REMOTE SENSING TO STUDY PROVENANCE IN THE KRONERBREEN/KONGSVEGEN GLACIERS, WEST SPITSBERGEN, SVALBARD
Sediment provenance at the Kronerbreen/Kongsvegen glaciers in Spitsbergen can be used to understand the effects that climate change can have on the sedimentation in fjords, and streams at northern latitudes. These sediments ...
More House Than They Could Afford: The Cumulative Civic Implications of Housing Markets and Policies
Cold hard facts, statistics and data are woven with personal narratives from public housing tenants and former homeowners. Both the author and her research subjects present a historical and personally intimate framework ...
Short-term Glacial Calving Processes at Kronebreen-Kongsvegen, Svalbard
Calving is an important component of glacier mass loss, but it remains difficult to model and directly influences sedimentological processes at the ice margin. As part of the Svalbard REU, this study aims to characterize ...
The Dinosaur Tracks of Dexter Marsh: Greenfield's Lost Museum, 1846-1853
This publication is the first biography of Dexter Marsh (1806-1853), a quarrier, stonemason and janitor of Greenfield whose short life culminated in the opening of his own museum of dinosaur tracks. From 1846 to 1853, ...
A Characterization of the Biology and Nutrient Cycling of Two Glacial Lakes in Isfjord Radio, Svalbard
Due to the fact that lakes in the high arctic are only exposed for two to three months out of the year, very little is known about the microbiology and nutrient cycling that occur in this region. Of greatest interest in ...
Linnedalen main weather station (2010 & 2011)
These data are from the main weather station in Linne' Valley -- 200 meters south of Lake Linne.
Gravity Core Geochemistry at the Kronebreen Glacier, Svalbard, Norway: Quantifying Climate Flux in a Glacimarine Setting
Darren's thesis looks at the geochemistry and lithosstratigraphy of six cores recovered along a proximal to distal transect in Kongsfjord.
Cryoconite Evolution and Formation on an Arctic Glacier Surface: A Case Study and Model
Cryoconite holes are vertical cylindrical holes that form on glacier surfaces due to the lower albedo of sediments. Cryoconite holes exist on Linn ebreen, Svalbard over the entirety of the glacier. They preferentially ...
Analysis of Varved Sediment and Weather Relationships in Lake Linnè, Svalbard
The recent debate involving climate change has become increasingly important in the past decade. Arctic environments are important locations for study as they are particularly sensitive to climate variations. Proglacial ...