Stagnant Ice at the Bed of White Glacier, Axel Heiberg Island. N.W.T., Canada (2016)

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A total of 400 soundings along 15 profiles were obtained on White Glacier, Axel Heiberg Island, N.W.T. with a monopulse radar equipment that was rebuilt according to a model of the US Geological Survey. The resulting data allowed maps to be compiled of the ice thickness for the glacier tongue, The radio echo-sounding data and englacial temperature measurements give some indication of the existence of stagnant ice in depressions of the glacier bed in the accumulation zone of White Glacier.
Year: 2016
Language: English
In: Annals of Glaciology, 9 : 35-38 p.

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