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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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Ice Bridging on the Susitna River, Alaska

Ice bridging during freeze-up on the Susitna River, Alaska, November 6, 2013 PhD student Julia Blackburn took this great photo on a recent trip to Alaska – she was there  to observe freeze-up on the Susitna River as part of her … Continue reading

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