Monthly Archives: April 2012

More Wolves on the Athabasca River

Wolves  on the Athabasca River near Fort McMurray, AB (Canada), February 18, 2004 More wolves encountered during our winter field work on the Athabasca River upstream of Fort McMurray, Alberta in the winter of 2004.  I took this from the helicopter and was surprised to see … Continue reading

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Rippled Ice, Mackenzie River 1992

Rippled Ice on the Mackenzie River at Fort Providence, May 1992 Normally we encounter ice that is pretty smooth on the underside in winter,  but during spring the underside of the ice may become rippled if there is a source of warm … Continue reading

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Expensive River Crossing, Mackenzie River 1992

  Mackenzie River at Fort Providence, May 14, 1992 Ice floes litter the flooded north approach road at the Fort Providence ferry crossing during breakup 1992.  A large ice jam formed downstream (in the Providence Rapids) that year, backing river … Continue reading

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