Accession Number:

AD0644631

Title:

ARCTIC ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES: INVESTIGATION AND INTERPRETATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES DURING THE TRANSITION FROM WINTER TO SUMMER CONDITION IN A PART OF ARCTIC NORTH AMERICA.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARCTIC INST OF NORTH AMERICA MONTREAL (QUEBEC)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

148.0

Abstract:

A detailed investigation and interpretation was made of environmental changes occuring during the transition period between winter and summer conditions in an area situated around the mouth of the Mackenzie River and along the shores of the Beaufort Sea in the Northwest Territories and Yukon Territory, Canada. The study includes a general description of the physiography, climate, spring moisture regime, albedo, snow-cover, permafrost, and the ice break-up characteristics of water bodies of the area. Some recommendations for further research also are proposed.

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE