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  • 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    This unpublished manuscript details the history of cattle production in Canada.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 ...
  • 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 ...