Monthly Archives: May 2012

Athabasca River Shear Walls

Shear walls seen during breakup on the Athabasca River, AB (Canada) after the release of an ice jam, April 20, 2007 This picture shows  the remnant ice left behind after an ice jam releases.  To give you a sense of scale, those striped poles on … Continue reading

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Edmonton City Centre During Freeze-up

Freeze-up on the North Saskatchewan River at Edmonton, AB (Canada), November 26, 2008 Here’s a view of downtown Edmonton taken just as freeze-up was getting underway on the North Saskatchewan River in 2008.  Man is this city FLAT! (photo by Faye Hicks, UofA River Ice Group: Canon … Continue reading

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Top Texture

Top view of candled ice seen in the Mackenzie Delta (Canada), May 27, 2008 Beautiful melt pattern seen on the surface of the candled ice cover, found where the Mackenzie Delta meets the Beaufort Sea. (Photo by F. Hicks, UofA River Ice Group, Canon Powershot SD 890 … Continue reading

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