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Reports on Wolverine Glacier, Alaska

Newest Reports by Date

Van Beusekom, Ashely E.; O'Neel, Shad R.; March, Rod S.; Sass, Louis C.; Cox, Leif H., 2010, Re-analysis of Alaskan benchmark glacier mass-balance data using the index method, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5247, 14 p., Appendix. [Full report]

Josberger, E.G., Bidlake, W.R., March, R.S., and O'Neel, S., 2009, Fifty-Year Record of Glacier Change Reveals Shifting Climate in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3046, 4 p. [Full report]

Harrison, W.D, Cox, L. H., Hock, R., March, R.S., and Pettit, E.C., 2009, Implications for the dynamic health of a glacier from comparison of conventional and reference-surface balances: Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 50, p. 25-30. [PDF]

On-line Abstracts and Reports by Author

Fountain, A.G., Krimmel, R.M., and Trabant, D.C., 1997, A strategy for monitoring glaciers: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1132, 19 p. [Abstract and full report]

Gleitsmann, L. and Trabant, D.C., 2005, Digital multi-image photogrammetry combined with oblique aerial photogrammetry enables glacier monitoring survey flights below clouds in Alaska, a new tool for climate change studies and natural hazard assessment?, in Remotes Sensing & GIS for Environmental Studies, editors Stefan Erasmi, Bernd Cyffka, Martin Kappas, Göttinger Geographische Abhandlungen, Göttengen, V. 113 revised edition, p.151-8. [Full report]

Harrison, W.D, Cox, L. H., Hock, R., March, R.S., and Pettit, E.C., 2009, Implications for the dynamic health of a glacier from comparison of conventional and reference-surface balances: Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 50, p. 25-30. [PDF]

Hodge, S.M., Trabant, D.C., Krimmel, R.M., Heinrichs, T.A., March, R.M., Josberger, E.G., 1998, Climate variations and changes in mass of three glaciers in western North America: Journal of Climate: v. 11, no. 9, p. 2161–2179. [Abstract and full report available through American Meteorology Society; abstract free, full report requires online subscription.]

International Commission of Snow and Ice, 1969, Mass-balance Terms: Journal of Glaciology, V. 8, No.52, p. 3-7. [Full report]

Josberger, E.G., Bidlake, W.R., March, R.S., and Kennedy, B.W., 2006, Glacier Mass-Balance Fluctuations in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA, International Symposium on Cryospheric Indicators of Global Climate Change, August 21-25, 2006, Cambridge, UK, poster. [Abstract and full poster]

Josberger, E.G., Bidlake, W.R., March, R.S., and Kennedy, B.W., 2007, Glacier Mass-Balance Fluctuations in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA, Annals of Glaciology, V. 46, p.291-6. [Abstract and full report]

Josberger, E.G., Bidlake, W.R., March, R.S., and O'Neel, S., 2009, Fifty-Year Record of Glacier Change Reveals Shifting Climate in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3046, 4 p. [Full report]

Kennedy, B.W., 1995, Air temperature and precipitation data, Wolverine Glacier basin, Alaska, 1967-94: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-444, 79 p. + diskette. [Full report pdf and data files]

Mayo, L.R., 1984, Glacier mass balance and runoff research in the U.S.A., Geografiska Annaler Series A, V. 66, No. 3, p. 215-227. [Abstract and full report]

Mayo, L.R., 1986, Annual runoff rate from glaciers in Alaska---A model using the altitude of glacier mass balance equilibrium, in Kane, D.L., ed., Cold Regions Hydrology Symposium, Fairbanks, 1986, Proceedings: American Water Resources Association, p. 509-517. [Abstract and full report]

Mayo, L.R., 1992, Internal ablation---An overlooked component of glacier mass balance [abs]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 73, no. 43, p. 180. [Abstract]

Mayo, L.R., and March, R.S., 1990, Air temperature and precipitation at Wolverine Glacier, Alaska glacier growth in a warmer, wetter climate: Annals of Glaciology, v. 14, p. 191-194.[Abstract and full report]

Mayo, L.R., March, R.S., and Trabant, D.C., 1985, Growth of Wolverine Glacier, Alaska; Determined from surface altitude measurements, 1974 and 1985: in Dwight, L.P., Resolving Alaska's Water Resources Conflicts, Proceedings, Alaska Section, American Water Resources Association, Inst. of Water Resources/Engineering Experiment Station, Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks, Report IWR-108, 212 p. [Abstract and full report]

Mayo, L.R., March, R.S., and Trabant, D.C., 1992, Air temperature and precipitation data, 1967-88, Wolverine Glacier basin, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-246, 80 p. [Full report pdf]

Mayo, L.R., Meier, M.F., and Tangborn, W.V., 1972, A system to combine stratigraphic and annual mass-balance systems—a contribution to the International Hydrologic Decade: Journal of Glaciology, v. 11, no. 61, p. 3–14.[Abstract and full report]

Mayo, L.R., Trabant, D.C., and March, R.S., 2004, A 30-Year Record of Surface Mass Balance (1966-95), and Motion and Surface Altitude (1975-95) at Wolverine Glacier, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1069, 105 p. [Abstract and full report]

Meier, M.F., 1962, Proposed definitions for glacier mass budget terms: Journal of Glaciology, V. 4, No. 33, p. 252-263  [Full report]

Meier, M.F., Tangborn, W.V., Mayo, L.R., and Post, Austin, 1971, Combined ice and water balances of Gulkana and Wolverine Glaciers, Alaska, and South Cascade Glacier, Washington, 1965 and 1966 Hydrologic Years: U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper 715-A, 23 p., 4 pl.  [Full report and plates]

Molnia, B.F., 2008, Glaciers of North America -- Glaciers of Alaska, in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds., Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-K, 525 p. [Description and full report]

Snyder, E.F., 1995, Bibliography of glacier studies by the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-723,  35 p. [Full report without photos (updated Oct. 1997)]

Tangborn, W.V., Mayo, L.R., Scully, D.R., and Krimmel, R.M., 1977, Combined ice and water balances of Maclure Glacier, California, South Cascade Glacier, Washington, and Wolverine and Gulkana Glaciers, Alaska, 1967 Hydrologic Year: U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper 715- B, 20 p., 4 pl.  [Full report and plates]

Trabant, D.C., and March, R.S., 1999, Mass-balance measurements in Alaska and suggestions for simplified observation programs: Geografiska Annaler (Series A, Physical Geography; abstract free with guest logon, full article access requires subscription or fee payment), v. 81A, no. 4, p.777-789. [Abstract and full poster]

Trabant, D.C., March, R.S., and Kennedy, B.W., 1998, Glacier mass-balance trends in Alaska and climate-regime shifts [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 79, no. 48, p. F277. [Abstract and full poster]

Trabant, D.C., March, R.S., Cox, L. H., Harrison, W.D, and Josberger, E.G., 2003, Measured Climate Induced Volume Changes of Three Glaciers and Current Glacier-Climate Response Prediction,  SEARCH Open Science Meeting, Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS), October 27, 2003, Seattle, Washington, USA  [Abstract and full poster]

Trabant, D.C., March, R.S., Cox, L. H., and Josberger, E.G., 2003, Measured Climate Induced Volume Changes of Three Glaciers and Current Glacier-Climate Response Prediction, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract C11B-0814, 2003 [Abstract]

Trabant, D.C., and Mayo, L.R., 1985, Estimation and effects of internal accumulation of five glaciers in Alaska: Annals of Glaciology, v. 6, p. 113-117.  [Full report]

Van Beusekom, Ashely E.; O'Neel, Shad R.; March, Rod S.; Sass, Louis C.; Cox, Leif H., 2010, Re-analysis of Alaskan benchmark glacier mass-balance data using the index method, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5247, 14 p., Appendix. [Full report]

Complete Listing of USGS and Non-USGS Reports by Author

Benson, Carl, Harrison, William, Gosink, Joan, Mayo, Lawrence, and Trabant, Dennis, 1986, The role of glacierized basins in Alaskan Hydrology, in Kane, D.L., ed., Symposium: Cold Regions Hydrology: American Water Resources Assoc., p. 471-483.

Bitz, C.M. and Battisti, D.S., 1999, Interannual to Decadal Variability in Climate and the Glacier Mass Balance in Washington, Western Canada, and Alaska, J. of Climate, v.12, p. 3181-3196.

Bjerklie, David, and Carlson, Robert, 1986, Estimation of glacier meltwater hydrographs, in Kane, D.L., Proceedings: Cold Regions Hydrology: American Water Resources Association, p. 345-352.

Bjerklie, D.M., 1987, The effect of glacier runoff on streamflow hydrograph characteristics: Unpublished M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, 125 p.

Brown, C.S., 1983, Precipitation variations at Wolverine Glacier, Alaska [abs.]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 64, no. 9, p. 88.

Coffin, J.H., Trabant, D.C., Mayo, L.R., Benson, C.S., Harrison, W.D., and Rothlisberger, Hans, 1990, Mountain Glaciers--An overview with emphasis on Alaska, in Ryan, W.L. and Crissman, R.D., eds., Cold Regions Hydrology and Hydraulics: American Soc. Civil Engineers, Technical Council on Cold Regions Engineering Monograph, p. 177-258.

Dowdeswell, J.A., Hagen, J.O., Björnsson, H., Glazovsky, A.F., Harrison, W.D., Holmlund, P., Jania, J., Korner, R.M., Lefauconnier, B., Ommanney, C.S.L., and Thomas, R.H., 1997, The mass balance of circum-Artic glaciers and recent climate change, Quaternary Research, v. 48, p. 1-14.

Fahl, C.B., 1973, Some relationships between glaciers and climate in Alaska: Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of Alaska, 191 p.

Fountain, A.G., Krimmel, R.M., and Trabant, D.C., 1997, A strategy for monitoring glaciers: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1132, 19 p. [Abstract and full report]

Haeberli, Wilfried, 1985, Fluctuations of Glaciers 1975-1980 (Vol. IV): International Commission of Snow and Ice, International Assoc. of Scientific Hydrology, 265 p., maps, and plates.

Haeberli, Wilfried, and Hoelzle, Martin, 1993, Fluctuations of Glaciers 1985-1990 (Vol. VI): International Assoc. of Hydrologic Sciences (International Commission on Snow and Ice) and United Nations Environment Programme and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 322 p., maps, and plates.

Haeberli, Wilfried, and Müller, Peter, 1988, Fluctuations of Glaciers 1980-1985 (Vol. V): International Assoc. of Hydrologic Sciences (International Commission on Snow and Ice) and United Nations Environment Programme and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 290 p., maps, and plates.

Haeberli, W., Hoelzle, M., Suter, S., and Frauenfelder. R:, 1998, Fluctuations of glaciers 1990-1995 (Vol. VII): International Association of Hydrologic Sciences (International Commission on Snow and Ice) and United Nations Environment Programme and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 296 p., maps, and plates.

Hess, Jason, and Scott, Carven, 1998, El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO), the Pacific/North America (PNA) Teleconnection Pattern and its Effects on Alaska's Climate, [Full report on NWS, Anchorage Forecast Office web site]

Hodge, S.M., Trabant, D.C., Krimmel, R.M., Heinrichs, T.A., March, R.M., Josberger, E.G., 1998, Climate variations and changes in mass of three glaciers in western North America: Journal of Climate: v. 11, no. 9, p. 2161–2179. [Abstract and full report available through American Meteorology Society; abstract free, full report requires online subscription.]

International Commission of Snow and Ice, 1969, Mass-balance Terms: Journal of Glaciology, V. 8, No.52, p. 3-7. [Full report]

Josberger, E.G., Bidlake, W.R., March, R.S., and Kennedy, B.W., 2006, Glacier Mass-Balance Fluctuations in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA, International Symposium on Cryospheric Indicators of Global Climate Change, August 21-25, 2006, Cambridge, UK, poster. [Abstract and full poster]

Josberger, E.G., Bidlake, W.R., March, R.S., and Kennedy, B.W., 2007, Glacier Mass-Balance Fluctuations in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA, Annals of Glaciology, V. 46, p.291-6. [Abstract and full report]

Josberger, E.G., Bidlake, W.R., March, R.S., and O'Neel, S., 2009, Fifty-Year Record of Glacier Change Reveals Shifting Climate in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3046, 4 p. [Full report]

Kasser, Peter, 1967, Fluctuations of Glaciers 1959-1965: International Commission of Snow and Ice, International Assoc. of Scientific Hydrology, (no pagination).

Kennedy, B.W., 1995, Air temperature and precipitation data, Wolverine Glacier basin, Alaska, 1967-94: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-444, 79 p. + diskette. [Full report pdf and data files]

Letréguilly, Anne, and Reynaud, Louis, 1989, Spatial patterns of mass-balance fluctuations of North American glaciers: Journal of Glaciology, v. 35, no. 120, p. 163-168.

Mayo, L.R., 1984, Glacier mass balance and runoff research in the U.S.A.: Geografiska Annaler, v. 66A, no. 3, p. 215-227.

Mayo, L.R., 1986, Annual runoff rate from glaciers in Alaska---A model using the altitude of glacier mass balance equilibrium, in Kane, D.L., ed., Cold Regions Hydrology Symposium, Fairbanks, 1986, Proceedings: American Water Resources Association, p. 509-517. [Abstract and full report]

Mayo, L.R., 1991, Overview of Alaskan program--Special considerations regarding cold glaciers--Alaskan mass balance studies relocating oversnowed stakes, Alaskan experience and freezing of water in glaciers p. 175-183 in Østrem, Gunnar, and Brugman, Melinda, Glacier mass-balance measurements: A manual for field and office work: Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Administration, and Environment Canada, National Hydrology Institute Science Report No 4, 224 p.

Mayo, L.R., 1992, Internal ablation---An overlooked component of glacier mass balance [abs]: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 73, no. 43, p. 180. [Abstract]

Mayo, L.R., and March, R.S., 1990, Air temperature and precipitation at Wolverine Glacier, Alaska glacier growth in a warmer, wetter climate: Annals of Glaciology, v. 14, p. 191-194. [Abstract and full report]

Mayo, L.R., March, R.S., and Trabant, D.C., 1985, Growth of Wolverine Glacier, Alaska; Determined from surface altitude measurements, 1974 and 1985: in Dwight, L.P., Resolving Alaska's Water Resources Conflicts, Proceedings, Alaska Section, American Water Resources Association, Inst. of Water Resources/Engineering Experiment Station, Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks, Report IWR-108, 212 p. [Abstract and full report]

Mayo, L.R., March, R.S., and Trabant, D.C., 1988, Wolverine Glacier, southern Alaska surface altitude measurements show continuing growth, in Science Education: Proceedings 1988 Arctic Science Conference: AAAS, Arctic Division, and Geophysical Inst., University of Alaska Fairbanks, p. 123.

Mayo, L.R., March, R.S., and Trabant, D.C., 1992, Air temperature and precipitation data, 1967-88, Wolverine Glacier basin, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-246, 80 p. [Full report pdf]

Mayo, L.R., Meier, M.F., and Tangborn, W.V., 1972, A system to combine stratigraphic and annual mass-balance systems: A contribution to the International Hydrological Decade: Journal of Glaciology, v. 11, no. 61, p. 3-14.

Mayo, L.R., Meier, M.F., and Tangborn, W.V., 1973, Combined annual and stratigraphic system for mass balance studies: Moscow, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Section of Glaciology of the Soviet Geophysical Committee, Institute of Geography, Data of Glaciological Studies, Chronicle Discussions, Issue 21, p. 211-219. [Russian transl. of #14.]

Mayo, L.R., Trabant, D.C., and March, R.S., 2004, A 30-Year Record of Surface Mass Balance (1966-95), and Motion and Surface Altitude (1975-95) at Wolverine Glacier, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1069, 105 p. [Abstract and full report]

Meier, M.F., 1962, Proposed definitions for glacier mass budget terms: Journal of Glaciology, V. 4, No. 33, p. 252-263  [Full report]

Meier, M.F., Tangborn, W.V., Mayo, L.R., and Post, Austin, 1971, Combined ice and water balances of Gulkana and Wolverine Glaciers, Alaska, and South Cascade Glacier, Washington, 1965 and 1966 Hydrologic Years: U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper 715-A, 23 p., 4 pl.  [Full report and plates]

Meier, M.F., Mayo, L.R., Trabant, D.C., and Krimmel, R.M., 1980, Comparison of Mass Balance and Runoff at Four Glaciers in the United States, 1966 to 1977: Academy of Sciences of USSR, Section of Glaciology, Data of Glaciological Studies, Pub. no. 38, p. 138-147 (Russian text with figures), p. 214-219 (English text).

Molnia, B.F., 2008, Glaciers of North America -- Glaciers of Alaska, in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds., Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-K, 525 p. [Description and full report]

Muller, Fritz, 1977, Fluctuations of Glaciers 1970-1975, (Vol. III): International Commission of Snow and Ice, International Assoc. of Scientific Hydrology, 269 p., maps, and plates.

Rasmussen, L. A. and Conway, H., 2004, Climate and glacier variability in western North America. Journal of Climate. vol. 17, no. 9, p. 1804-1815 [Full report]

Snyder, E.F., 1995, Bibliography of glacier studies by the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-723,  35 p. [Full report without photos (updated Oct. 1997)]

Tangborn, W.V., Mayo, L.R., Scully, D.R., and Krimmel, R.M., 1977, Combined ice and water balances of Maclure Glacier, California, South Cascade Glacier, Washington, and Wolverine and Gulkana Glaciers, Alaska, 1967 Hydrologic Year: U.S. Geological Survey Prof. Paper 715- B, 20 p., 4 pl.  [Full report and plates]

Trabant, D.C., and March, R.S., 1999, Mass-balance measurements in Alaska and suggestions for simplified observation programs: Geografiska Annaler (Series A, Physical Geography; abstract free with guest logon, full article access requires subscription or fee payment), v. 81A, no. 4, p.777-789.  [Abstract and full poster]

Trabant, D.C., March, R.S., Cox, L. H., Harrison, W.D, and Josberger, E.G., 2003, Measured Climate Induced Volume Changes of Three Glaciers and Current Glacier-Climate Response Prediction,  SEARCH Open Science Meeting, Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS), October 27, 2003, Seattle, Washington, USA  [Abstract and full poster]

Trabant, D.C., March, R.S., and Kennedy, B.W., 1998, Glacier mass-balance trends in Alaska and climate-regime shifts [abs.]:  Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 79, no. 48, p. F277. [Abstract and full poster]

Trabant, D.C., and Mayo, L.R., 1985, Estimation and effects of internal accumulation of five glaciers in Alaska: Annals of Glaciology, v. 6, p. 113-117.  [Full report]

U.S. Geological Survey, 1951, Seward(B-5) and (B-6), Alaska: 1:63,000 Series Topographic Maps. [Wolverine]

U.S. Geological Survey, 1967-1991, Water resources data for Alaska: Water Data Reports AK-67 to AK-91, annual reports of daily stream discharge.

U.S. Soil Conservation Service, 1975-1988, Alaska Snow Survey: Monthly data reports [in winter]. The U.S. Geological Survey reported snow measurements for three sites at Wolverine and Gulkana Glaciers in this publication through 1988 we can resume anytime.

Van Beusekom, Ashely E.; O'Neel, Shad R.; March, Rod S.; Sass, Louis C.; Cox, Leif H., 2010, Re-analysis of Alaskan benchmark glacier mass-balance data using the index method, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5247, 14 p., Appendix. [Full report]

Walters, R.A., and Meier, M.F., 1989, Variability of glacier mass balances in Western North America: Geophysical Monograph 55, American Geophysical Union, 365-374.

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