Accession Number : AD0714904

Title :   Mass Balance of the Ward Hunt Ice Rise and Ice Shelf: A 10 Year Record,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : Hattersley-Smith,G. ; Serson,H.

Report Date : 29 DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The results of 10 years' (1958-68) record of accumulation and ablation from the Ward Hunt ice rise and of 3 years' (1965-68) record from the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf are presented. The net mass balances on the ice rise for the 3 years 1962-65 are positive, while the net mass balances measured in the other years on both ice rise and ice shelf are all negative. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GLACIERS, ARCTIC REGIONS), ABLATION, ELLESMERE ISLAND, STATISTICAL DATA, CANADA

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE