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  • Springer, Johanna; Ludwig, Ralf; Kienzle, Stefan W. (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyLudwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen (LMU)University of LethbridgeUniversity of South Africa, 2015)
    This study investigates the hydrology of Castle River in the southern Canadian Rocky Mountains. Temperature and precipitation data are analyzed regarding a climate trend between 1960 and 2010 and a general warming is ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004-01)
    This unpublished manuscript provides an account of industrial development in the City of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada from a geographical and historical perspective.
  • Townshend, Ivan; MacLachlan, Ian; O'Donoghue, Dan (Canadian Indian/Native Studies AssociationArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    An exploratory study of the employment specialization/diversity of Prairie First Nations Communities (FNCs) in relation to the employment structure of five comparative settlement system base profiles that are found within ...
  • Murray, Tavi; Strozzi, Tazio; Luckman, Adrian; Jiskoot, Hester; Christakos, Panos (American Geophysical UnionArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LeedsUniversity of WalesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003)
    During the 1990s, Monacobreen, a 40-km-long tidewater glacier in Svalbard, underwent a major surge. We mapped the surge dynamics using ERS synthetic aperture radar images, differential dual-azimuth interferometry and ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (University of Toronto PressArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2001)
    Comprehensive in its treatment of the whole system surrounding the Canadian beef industry, Kill and Chill offers a history of the structural changes in Canada's cattle and beef commodity chain, beginning with calf production ...
  • Hugenholtz, Chris H.; Barchyn, Thomas E. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd.Arts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011-02-23)
    This paper reports the results of laboratory and field tests that evaluate the performance of a new laser particle counter for measuring aeolian sand transport. The Wenglor® model YH03PCT8 (Wenglor) consists of a laser ...
  • Smith, A. M.; Murray, Tavi; Davison, B. M.; Clough, A. F.; Woodward, J.; Jiskoot, Hester (American Geophysical UnionArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyNatural Environmental Research Council (U.K.)University of LeedsLancaster UniversityBrunel UniversityUniversity of CalgaryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2002)
    Bakaninbreen is a polythermal glacier in southern Spitsbergen, Svalbard, that last surged between 1985 and 1995. Seismic reflection data were acquired during early quiescence in spring 1998, just upstream of the surge ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian; MacKay, Bruce (Historical Society of AlbertaArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2000)
    For the first nine years of transcontinental airline service, 1939-1948, Lethbridge was western Canada's principal airline hub. The city was ideally situated to fulfill this function due to its location on the southerly ...
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Edge, Dana; Reimer, William; Townshend, Ivan; Lightfoot, Nancy (Australian Journal of Emergency ManagementHealth SciencesDepartment of NursingUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009)
    Risk has been considered as the probability of experiencing adverse events. Understanding risk and vulnerability is essential to disaster management and recovery. Through qualitative interviews in a community that experienced ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Arts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016-06-13)
    Rapid urbanization in China is embedded in a modernization process with profound implications for every aspect of its social development. Rising real incomes in urban areas have triggered a sea change in Chinese meat ...
  • Barendregt, René W.; Enkin, Randolph J.; Tessler, Dez L. (Institute of Geophysics of the ASCRArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyGeological Survey of CanadaUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1007/s11200-011-9019-3, 2012)
    Two new records of glacial stratigraphy obtained from borecores collected in southcentral Saskatchewan are compared to previously published records from Wellsch Valley and Swift Current Creek in southern Saskatchewan. ...
  • Pigeon, Karine E.; Jiskoot, Hester (Taylor & Francis OpenArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1657/1523-0430(07-054)[PIGEON]2.0.CO;2, 2008)
    Considerable spatial variability in snow properties exists within apparently uniform slopes, often resulting from microscale weather patterns determined by local terrain. Since it is costly to establish abundant weather ...
  • Mahaney, W.C.; Hamilton, T.S.; Barendregt, René W.; Hancock, R.G.V.; Costa, P. (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyYork UniversityCamosun CollegeMcMaster UniversityUniversity of LisbonDundee UniversityUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.08.006, 2014)
    Iron and Al extracts as weathering indices in paleosols have been used in many localities to determine relative age, transformation of total chemical element concentrations to secondary forms, translocation of ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian; Townshend, Ivan (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-08-20)
    Structure of Talk: Regional Impact of BSE Crisis; Discuss data issues; Describe shift and share model (Notation, Sailboat racing metaphor, & Shift‐share identity); Examine preliminary results; Future research.
  • Roberts, Nicholas J.; Barendregt, René W.; Clague, John J. (Nature ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographySimon Fraser UniversityUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1038/srep41878, 2017)
    The extent and behaviour of glaciers during the mid-Piacenzian warm period illustrate the sensitivity of the cryosphere to atmospheric CO2 concentrations above pre-industrial levels. Knowledge of glaciation during this ...
  • Barnewall, Emily C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    Yellow toadflax, Linaria vulgaris (L.) Mill. (Plantaginaceae), is a non-native invasive plant. Rhinusa pilosa Germar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is a proposed biocontrol agent. Gall development by R. pilosa was described ...
  • Jackson, L.E.; Nelson, F.E.; Huscroft, C.A.; Villeneuve, M.; Barendregt, René W.; Storer, J.E.; Ward, B.C. (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyGeological Survey of CanadaUniversity of LethbridgeThompson Rivers UniversitySimon Fraser Universityhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2011.08.033, 2012)
    Neogene volcanism in the Fort Selkirk area began with eruptions in the Wolverine Creek basin ca. 4.3 Ma and persisted to ca. 3.0 Ma filling the ancestral Yukon River valley with at least 40 m of lava flows. Activity at ...
  • Pasternak, Graham M.; Brown, Leslie R.; Kienzle, Stefan W.; Fuller, Andrea; Barrett, Louise; Henzi, Peter (South African National Parks, Suid-Afrikaanse Nasionale ParkeArts and ScienceDepartment of PsychologyDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of South AfricaUniversity of the Witwatersrand, 2013)
    Narrow riparian woodlands along non-perennial streams have made it possible for vervet monkeys to penetrate the semi-arid karoo ecosystem of South Africa, whilst artificial water points have more recently allowed these ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian; Townshend, Ivan; Aitken, Sheena (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-06)
  • Barchyn, Thomas E.; Hugenholtz, Chris H. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd.Arts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012-09-12)
    The activity of inland aeolian dune fields is typically related to the external forcing imposed by climate: active (bare) dunes are associated with windy and/or arid settings, and inactive (vegetated) dunes are associated ...