Canada and the World Glacier Inventory
Abstract:This paper reviews the origins of the World Glacier Inventory program and Canada's participation. It tracks the program of the Canadian federal government from its initiation to its demise. Today, progress is geared towards the international GLIMS and GlobGlacier programs, to which scientists from several Canadian universities are making contributions. Achievements during the past decade, towards providing data on Canada's glacierized areas in the Arctic and in western Canada, are documented.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2009
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