Tag Archives: frazil ice

Ice Teeth in Iowa

Welcome back to the River Ice Photo Blog! It’s been a while since my last post – in between I retired and became a Professor Emeritus and moved 5000 km (~3000 miles) to the east coast of Canada.  It’s been … Continue reading

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Anchor Ice Exposed at Low Flow

Exposed Anchor Ice on the Kananaskis River, AB (Canada), Nov. 26, 2012 Anchor ice occurs frequently on the Kananaskis River – it forms when suspended frazil ice adheres to the stream bed.  Because the river is regulated for hydro-power production, water levels vary substantially … Continue reading

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Border Ice Development on the Susitna River, Alaska

Border Ice Development during freeze-up on the Susitna River, Alaska, November 6, 2013 Another awesome photo by PhD student Julia Blackburn, taken during freeze-up on the Susitna River, Alaska. The constriction of the river due to the rocky outcrop on the right, … Continue reading

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