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Glacier Change Photos

Maps Showing Field Sites

1979 Buffalo Survey Map

1979-80 Marmot Survey Map

1978 Grizzly Survey Map

1980 Grizzly Survey map

1978 Jaeger Survey Map

1978 Pika Survey Map

1979-80 Marmot Glacier Survey Map
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1977-1981 Annual Ice Ablation (Melt)
Jul 1978 Marmot Glacier - Looking South
1 April 1979 - J. Ellis at Station A with Theololite at toe of Marmot Glacier, looking South
Steve Walti on 2 Aug 1979 with Theodolite Tripod, Station B, Marmot Glacier, looking NE
A high-resolution, near-nadir DigitalGlobe Quickbird (0.6 m pan pixels)or GeoEye IKONOS (1 m pan pixels) satellite image would enable this 1979-80 survey map to be georeferenced and loaded into a GIS. Alternatively, orthorectified aerial photographs would enable georeferencing of this survey map. The Theodolite and Stadia data were processed and coverted a format appropriate for map generation with programs J. Ellis wrote for a Texas Instruments hand-held calculator in the early 1980's.

If earth scientists were to return to this landform and acquire new x, y, z survey points using GPS or theodolite/stadia, then surface changes could be quantified over the past ~30 years, and models developed that correlated Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) weather records from Atigun Pass and Pumping Stations with landform changes.  In addition, volumetric changes could probably be modeled.