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Safety on Glaciers and Icefields

In 2022, Bethan Davies participated as faculty in the Juneau Icefield Research Program in Alaska. Here, Sofia Guest, a student on the program, reflects on her experience and how she learned about safety in hazardous mountainous environments. My name is Sofia, and I am a recent Environmental Sciences graduate from the University of Alberta. A …

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Film making on Juneau Icefield

Recently, Bethan Davies participated as faculty in an expedition across Juneau Icefield with the Juneau Icefield Research Program. In this blog post, Caroline Wexler, a student on the program, reflects on her experiences on the icefield and how it has helped her towards her goal of a professional science communicator using the medium of film …

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Changing Alaska

The icefields of Alaska are dramatically thinning, resulting in a significant contribution to global sea level rise. This is partly because there is a large volume of ice in Alaska (see Millan et al., 2022), but also due to warming in this region. Juneau Icefield This section of the website includes a series of articles …

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Glacier disconnections, Juneau Icefield

This article on the new and critical process of glacier disconnections is based on the followed accepted and published article about Juneau Icefield: Davies et al., 20221, which has been published in final form at: https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.5383. All data produced in this work, including shapefiles and an A0 poster of the icefield, are available as supplementary …

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Plateau Icefields: Glacial geomorphology of Juneau Icefield

This article is based on the followed accepted and published article on Juneau Icefield geomorphology and glaciology: Davies et al., 20221, which has been published in final form at: https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.5383  Article authors: Bethan Davies, Jacob Bendle, Jonathan Carrivick, Robert McNabb, Christopher McNeil, Mauri Pelto, Seth Campbell, Tom Holt, Jeremy Ely, Bradley Markle In this article, …

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Upcoming fieldwork to Juneau Icefield, Alaska

I’m really happy to say that I’ll be joining the Juneau Icefield Research Project (JIRP) this summer (2022), traversing the icefield with a whole group of amazing people. I’m really excited to have the opportunity to visit the icefield, and spend some time conducting research and teaching and training early career scientists over the icefield. …

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