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Contributions to glacial morphology of the Scandinavian ice sheet =

Zur Glazialmorphologie des skandinavischen Vereisungsgebietes


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Published by Gebr. Borntraeger in Berlin .
Written in English

  • Scandinavia.
    • Subjects:
    • Glacial landforms -- Scandinavia.,
    • Glacial epoch -- Scandinavia.

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      Other titlesZur Glazialmorphologie des skandinavischen Vereisungsgebietes.
      Statementedited by Rajmund Galon.
      SeriesZeitschrift für Geomorphologie : Supplementband ;, 27
      ContributionsGalon, Rajmund.
      LC ClassificationsGB588.56 .C66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 111 p. :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4646255M
      ISBN 103443210279
      LC Control Number77478560

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Contributions to glacial morphology of the Scandinavian ice sheet = Download PDF EPUB FB2

Scandinavian Ice Sheet, one of the largest Pleistocene glacial masses, covering most of northern Europe. (The Pleistocene Epoch began about 2, years ago and ended ab years ago.) At its maximum extent, the Scandinavian Ice Sheet nearly reached latitude 48° N. It is estimated to have covered about 6, square km (2, square miles) and attained a thickness of up to.

The Scandinavian ice sheet, the centre of which is situated in the Scandinavian mountain range, covered Finland and the northwestern Russian Plain several times during the Quaternary cold is not known precisely how many times Finland and adjacent areas were covered by ice during the Quaternary.

This is because the area is situated close to the glaciation centre, and the ice-advances. 1. Introduction. Understanding ice-sheet contributions to global sea-level rise since the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) ∼21, yr ago (21 ka) is important for establishing ice-sheet sensitivity to climate change (Church et al., ) as well as for constraining the signal of post-glacial isostatic adjustment (GIA) in estimates of current ice-sheet mass loss from the Gravity Recovery and Cited by:   At present, the glaciers in Scandinavia are relatively small and cover mostly mountainous areas, occurring in a wide latitudinal range from ca.

60° N to 70°N. Although glaciated areas in Scandinavia consist of only % of the ice coverage in Arctic regions (Dowdeswell and Hagen, ), they have provided valuable records.

Glacial landscape of the Dobrzyń Plateau (north-central Poland, Fig. 1) contains a unique complex of subglacial forms developed under the Vistula Lobe of the last Scandinavian ice sheet.

Passglaciären is a small cirque glacier in the Kebnekaise massif, northern Sweden. It is frozen to its bed over more than 70% of its area, and under present climatic conditions has little effect on cirque formation. More favourable conditions for cirque glacier erosion during the Holocene are of short duration.

regional map is crucial to any future reconstructions of palaeo-ice sheet dynamics and will provide a clearer understanding of ice sheet configuration, ice divide migration and ice thickness and coverage for the British Ice Sheet as it evolved through the last glacial cycle. Galon, R.

Contributions to glacial morphology of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementband Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Supplementband (III pp.). Nigel Atkinson, Steven Pawley and Daniel J. Utting, Flow‐pattern evolution of the Laurentide and Cordilleran ice sheets across west‐central Alberta, Canada: implications for ice sheet growth, retreat and dynamics during the last glacial cycle, Journal of Quaternary Science, 31, 7, (), ().

More on glacial erosion by ice sheets I have just made a new visit to the outer islands of the Stockholm Archipelago in Sweden, where many detailed observations were made more than 40 years ago prior to the publication of the text called Glaciers and Landscape.

The Quaternary glaciation, also known as the Pleistocene glaciation, is an alternating series of glacial and interglacial periods during the Quaternary period that began Ma (million years ago), and is ongoing. Although geologists describe the entire time period as an "ice age", in popular culture the term "ice age" is usually associated with just the most recent glacial period during the.

Several areas of earth science require knowledge of the fluctuations in sea level and ice volume through glacial cycles. These include understanding past ice sheets and providing boundary conditions for paleoclimate models, calibrating marine-sediment isotopic records, and providing the background signal for evaluating anthropogenic contributions to sea level.

From ∼1. An ice sheet is a mass of glacial ice more t square kilometers (19, square miles). Ice sheets contain about 99% of the freshwater on Earth, and are sometimes called continental glaciers. As ice sheets extend to the coast and over the ocean, they become ice shelves. A mass of glacial ice covering less area than an ice sheet is called an ice cap.

Contributions to glacial morphology of the Scandinavian ice sheet () Ice ages () The geological evidence of the antiquity of man (). This book is the first of three volumes in which the recent knowledge of the extent and chronology of Quaternary glaciations has been compiled on a global scale.

This information is seen as a. This is particularly the case for Scandinavia. For the earlier part of the glacial cycle this evidence becomes increasingly sparse and uncertain such that, with the exception of the Eemian period, there are very few, if any, direct sea‐level indicators that constrain any part of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet evolution before the LGM.

A group of glacial archaeologists have recovered over 2, artifacts from the edges of Norway's glaciers, and the find promises to help researchers better understand the history of mountain. Other articles where Glaciation is discussed: glacial landform: are being produced today in glaciated areas, such as Greenland, Antarctica, and many of the world’s higher mountain ranges.

In addition, large expansions of present-day glaciers have recurred during the course of Earth history. At the maximum of the last ice age, which ended ab to 15, years ago.

Igor Demidov's 34 research works with 3, citations and 7, reads, including: Ice-distal landscape and sediment signatures evidencing damming and drainage of large pro-glacial lakes, northwest.

This page is based largely on Bendle et al. () and summarises the glacial geomorphology of the North Patagonian Icefield region (46–48°S). Glaciers and the Patagonian landscape. The Patagonian Ice Sheet has expanded and contracted at least five times during the last million years glacial periods, large outlet glaciers discharged along major valleys (see map.

Glacier morphology, or the form a glacier takes, is influenced by temperature, precipitation, topography, and other factors. The goal of glacial morphology is to gain a better understanding of glaciated landscapes, and the way they are shaped.

Types of glaciers can range from massive ice sheets, such as the Greenland ice sheet, to small cirque glaciers found perched on mountain tops. The earth’s cryosphere, which includes snow, glaciers, ice caps, ice sheets, ice shelves, sea ice, river and lake ice, and permafrost, contains about 75% of the earth’s fresh water.

It exists at almost all latitudes, from the tropics to the poles, and plays a vital role in controlling the global climate system. It also provides direct visible evidence of the effect of climate change, and 5/5(5).

Inthe Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets experienced a combined mass loss of ± Gt/yr, equivalent to ± mm/yr sea level rise. Notably, the acceleration in ice sheet loss over the last 18 years was ± 1 Gt/yr 2 for Greenland and ± 2 Gt/yr 2.

Eskers on paleo-ice-sheet beds are more abundant in areas of crystalline bedrock with thin coverings of surficial sediment than in areas of thick deformable sediment e.g., 9, is because meltwater flowing at the bed is more likely to incise upwards into the ice to form an R-channel where the bed is hard; where the bed is deformable, meltwater is more likely to incise downwards Fig.

1 (A) Reconstructions of stages in the development of the Scandinavian Ice Sh to cal. yr B.P. compiled from a range of sources A, Andøya; T, Trøndelag.(B) Geographical distribution of mitochondrial mh05 haplotypes A (dark blue circles) and B (red circles) in Norway spruce of the circles is proportional to population size (centered white dots indicate.

At the end of the Last Glacial Maximum, roug years ago, much of Earth in the northern hemisphere was covered in vast ice sheets. The largest of these ice sheets was the Laurentide Ice Sheet (Figure 1), covering much of Canada and the northern United States with a mass of ice that was nearly 4 km thick in some places.

An ice age is a long period of reduction in the temperature of the Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine 's climate alternates between ice ages and greenhouse periods, during which there are no glaciers on the is currently in the Quaternary glaciation, known in popular terminology as the.

Evans, D. (ed.) Glacial Landsystems. Arnold, London, pp. ISBN (hb). GBP Since Clayton & Moran () introduced the landscape processform model to glacial geomorphology, this approach has become the working method for mapping glacial landscapes and interpreting ancient glacier dynamics.

After nearly 30 years of development for diverse styles of. Understanding the controls on ice-stream flow and, in particular, the processes that occur at the ice–ocean interface is increasingly recognized as being critical to understanding ice-stream dynamics [5,6] and to future estimates of the contribution of polar ice sheets to sea-level rise.

Marine science has been central to both the. Our results reveal that ice-sheet dynamics can be extremely unstable depending on subtle changes within the climate–ice sheet–lake system. They could provide new clues to further understand the regional ice-sheet surges that characterized the late glacial history of both the Laurentide and Fennoscandian Ice Sheets (42, 43).

Additionally, to. with their proposed 40–50 ice ages. Scandinavian Ice Sheet Non-glacial features extensively cover the area of what was once the Scandinavian Ice Sheet, including where ice was supposed to be thick over northern Sweden and Finland.

19,45,46 For instance, tors are common in arctic Finland Tors and saprolites are common in. The rate of deglacial ice-sheet retreat across polar continental shelves, and possible ice-stream collapse and sea-level rise, has been much debated. High-resolution imagery of seafloor morphology is available for many polar shelves and fjords.

Scandinavian ice sheet sector, NW Germany: Figure 3. and inclusion of the glacier-ice contribution to viscous retardation of water through the system. With appropriate physics employed to describe the evolving morphology of the drainage system.

Their presence in itself is indicative of channelized flow; the large‐scale pattern of eskers over a landscape can give information about subglacial water flow direction (and by inference, the morphology of the ice sheet or glacier; e.g., Shreve,), and details of the sedimentology and morphology of the eskers can give information.

Ice Sheets (Continental glaciers) - are the largest types of glaciers on Earth. They cover large areas of the land surface, including mountain areas. Modern ice sheets cover Greenland and Antarctica. These two ice sheets comprise about 95% of all glacial ice currently on Earth. They have an estimated volume of about 24 million km 3.

Glacial Geology: Ice Sheets and Landforms Matthew M. Bennett, Neil F. Glasser. I bought this book for a class this semester. The first minute I opened the book I was intrigued with all the tables, figures and pictures aside from all of the other information that makes this book a great tool in my glacial geology class.

I'd advise this book for. Under average glacial conditions, ice sheets lying over northern North America and Europe were much more contracted than their full-glacial counterparts, and the distribution of mountain glaciers reflected a snowline depression of some m.

ness to glacial erosion on the order of 2 km (Nesje and WhillansKessler et al. However, in the last decade it has also been generally accepted that glaciers and ice sheets may rest on the ground for long periods of time without affecting the land-scape.

In fact, a nonerosive ice sheet. The Scandinavian Ice Sheet (SIS) was an important component of the global ice sheet system during the last glaciation, but the timing of its growth to or retreat from its maximum extent remains poorly known.

We used cosmogenic beryllium ages and 70 radiocarbon ages to constrain the timing of three substantial ice-margin fluctuations of the SIS betw years. The book edited by Bamber and Payne () contains a number of excellent contributions concerning measuring and monitoring changes in the Earth's contemporary ice sheets and glaciers.

Bamber et al. () review observations of rapid climate change and how these might affect the Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequencing. Between andT. stagnalis collected from the different locations in Norway, Italy, Spain, Denmark, and Sweden were homogenized individually in lysis buffer ( mM EDTA and 10 mM Tris–Hcl, pH ) according to the method of Miller et al.

().After incubation for an hour at 55°C, μL of phenol was added and centrifuged at 12,×g for 10 min. In general, a glacier is defined as “a mass of snow and ice where it is possible to distinguish a part where each year the accumulated snow exceeds seasonal melt, and a part where the melt of snow and ice exceeds the accumulation”.

During a session of free thinking on glacier-related things without a clear purpose, I tried to adapt this definition to regenerated glaciers.Innovative studies on the role of subglacial groundwater hydrology have made signiï¬ cant contributions to our understanding of glacial sedimentation processes and the formation of glacial landforms and sedimentary structures associated with the southern margin of the Scandinavian ice sheet (Boulton et al.,; Boulton and Caban,