Day: July 11, 2013

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Using Landsat to Study Juneau Icefield

The Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) has been examining the glaciers of the Juneau Icefield since 1946. Until the NASA Landsat program began, field measurements and aerial observations were the only means to observe the glaciers of the icefield. For more than 40 years it was Maynard Miller, U of Idaho, who led this expedition that has trained so many of today’s glaciologists. Today it is Jeff Kavanaugh, U of Alberta.

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