ARCTIC ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES: INVESTIGATION AND INTERPRETATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES DURING THE TRANSITION FROM WINTER TO SUMMER CONDITION IN A PART OF ARCTIC NORTH AMERICA.
ARCTIC INST OF NORTH AMERICA MONTREAL (QUEBEC)
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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.
- Snow, Ice and Permafrost