Rock glacier velocities, Selwyn Mountains, Yukon and NWT, CanadaEntry ID: GGD309
Abstract: An average of 6 markers were surveyed on each of 15 rock glaciers, once each in 1983 and 1995 using a level (1983) and a theodolite (1995). Measurement error was on the order of 3 percent, however, the greatest variability in observed velocities is explained by the varying locations of the markers on the rock glaciers. Lichen ages were determined by Dyke (1990a), and rock glacier lengths were obtained from 1:50,000 surficial geology maps used to compile the maps in Dyke (1990c-f). Please see the data documentation for further information.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Sloan, V.
Dataset Title: Rock glacier velocities, Selwyn Mountains, Yukon and NWT, Canada
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, Colorado USA
Dataset Publisher: NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data CenterOnline Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/ggd309.html
Start Date: 1983-01-01Stop Date: 1995-12-31
Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Format: ASCII Text
Email: sloanv at colorado.edu
University of Colorado INSTAAR and Department of Geological Sciences Campus Box 450
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0450
Email: ldyke at gsc.nrcan.gov
Geological Survey of Canada Terrain Sciences Division 601 Booth Street
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Dyke, A. S. 1990a. A lichenometric study of Holocene rock glaciers and Neoglacial moraines, Frances Lake map area, Southeastern Yukon Territory and Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin, 394. 33 p.
Dyke, A. S. 1990b. Quaternary geology of the Frances Lake map area, Yukon and Northwest Territories. Memoir - Geological Survey of Canada, 426. 39 p.
Dyke, A. S. 1990c. ... Surficial materials and landforms, Dolly Varden Creek, Yukon Territory. Geological Survey of Canada, Map 1677A, scale 1:100,000.
Dyke, A. S. 1990d. Surficial Materials and landforms, Frances River, Yukon Territory, Geological Survey of Canada. Geological Survey of Canada, Map 1676A, scale 1:100,000.
Dyke, A. S. 1990e. Surficial materials and landforms, Yuzeyu River, Yukon Territory, Geological Survey of Canada. Geological Survey of Canada, Map 1674A, scale 1:100,000.
Dyke, A. S. 1990f. Surficial materials and landforms, Little Hyland River, Yukon Territory and District of Mackenzie, Geological Survey of Canada, Map 1675A, scale 1:100,000.
Sloan, V. F., and Dyke, L.D. 1998. Rock glacier velocities in the Selwyn Mountains, Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada. In: Proceedings of the VII International Conference on Permafrost. Yellowknife, NWT., Canada.
Sloan, V.F., and L.D. Dyke. 1998. Rock glacier velocities in the Selwyn Mountains, Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada: An extended abstract and data. In: International Permafrost Association, Data and Information Working Group, comp. Circumpolar Active-layer Permafrost System (CAPS), version 1.0. CD-ROM available from National Snow and Ice Data Center, email@example.com. Boulder, Colorado: NSIDC, University of Colorado at Boulder.
Sloan, V.F., and L.D. Dyke. (submitted). Decadal- and millennial velocities of rock glaciers in the Selwyn Mountains, Canada. Geog. Ann.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-08-01