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  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Pujadas Botey, Anna; Townshend, Ivan; Awosoga, Olu A.; Shepard, Blythe; Edge, Dana; Reimer, William; Lightfoot, Nancy (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Understanding the impacts of wildfires on families and children is in its infancy. The mixed methods study reported here offers insights and perspectives that can be considered for future research on the topic. Simultaneously, ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (CABI PublishingArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Following a discussion of fundamentally neo-Fordist character of cattle feedlots, this chapter describes the factors accounting for the recent surge in feedlot production in southern Alberta.
  • Barchyn, Thomas E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2010)
    Aeolian sediment transport threshold is commonly defined as the minimum wind speed (or shear stress) necessary for wind-driven sediment transport. Threshold is a core parameter in most models of aeolian transport. Recent ...
  • Jiskoot, Hester; Fox, Thomas A.; Van Wychen, Wesley (International Glaciological SocietyArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Ottawa, 2017)
    WeanalyseiceflowandstructuralglaciologyofShackletonGlacier,adendriticglacierwith multiple icefalls in the Canadian Rockies. A major tributary-trunk junction allows us to investigate the potential of tributaries to alter ...
  • Hugenholtz, Chris H.; Whitehead, Ken; Brown, Owen W.; Barchyn, Thomas E.; Moorman, Brian J.; LeClair, Adam; Riddell, Kevin D. A.; Hamilton, Tayler K. (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridgehttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.03.023, 2013)
    Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) are a relatively new type of aerial platform for acquiring high-resolution remote sensing measurements of Earth surface processes and landforms. However, despite growing application ...
  • Murray, Tavi; Stuart, Graham W.; Miller, Paul J.; Woodward, John; Smith, Andrew M.; Porter, Philip R.; Jiskoot, Hester (American Geophysical UnionArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LeedsNatural Environmental Research Council (U.K.)University of Lethbridge, 2000)
    Bakaninbreen, southern Svalbard, began a prolonged surge during 1985. In 1986, an internal reflecting horizon on radio echo sounding data was interpreted to show that the position of the surge front coincided with a ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (University of EdinburghArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    The slaughter of domesticated animals and their butchering for food has been an important component of urban economic activity since the Neolithic revolution. But since the dawn of the modern period, butchery has been cast ...
  • Kargel, J.S.; Ahlstrom, A.P.; Alley, R.B.; Bamber, J.L.; Benham, T.J.; Box, J.E.; Chen, C.; Christoffersen, P.; Citterio, M.; Cogley, J.G.; Jiskoot, Hester; Leonard, G.J.; Morin, P.; Scambos, T.; Sheldon, T.; Willis, I. (Copernicus PublicationsArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of ArizonaGeological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity of BristolUniversity of CambridgeOhio State UniversityTrent UniversityUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of MinnesotaUniversity of ColoradoScience Media Centre (London, England), 2012)
    A map of Greenland in the 13th edition (2011) of the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World made headlines because the publisher’s media release mistakenly stated that the permanent ice cover had shrunk 15% since the ...
  • McGeough, Kevin (American Schools of Oriental ResearchArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Arts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    This unpublished manuscript details the history of cattle production in Canada.
  • Kulig, Judith Celene; Townshend, Ivan; Awosoga, Olu A.; Shepard, Blythe; Reimer, William; Edge, Dana; Lightfoot, Nancy (University of LethbridgeHealth SciencesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    Results of a household survey that was conducted to assess the following variables within a larger population within the Slave Lake area postwildfire: 1. What were ...
  • 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 ...