Monthly Archives: February 2013

Frazil Floc

Here is an absolutely beautiful photo taken by Vincent M., as part of his MSc research.  It’s a  suspended frazil floc photographed under polarized light. (photo by Vincent McFarlane, Nikon D800, f/25,  ISO – 6400, FL 60mm, 1/2000 sec. exposure duration)

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Anchor Ice Dam

Anchor Ice Dam on a Kananaskis River tributary, AB (Canada), Nov. 27, 2012 Here, anchor ice on the bed of this Kananaskis River tributary has created a damming effect – backing the water up until is spills over in beautiful mini-waterfalls.  … Continue reading

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Ice Trumpets

Ice Trumpets on the Kananaskis River, AB (Canada), Nov. 27, 2012 The Kananaskis River is a beautiful, steep mountain stream.  It is regulated for hydro-power production, with water levels varying up to 1 m (~3 ft) each day. As the water level … Continue reading

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