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  • Barchyn, Thomas E.; Hugenholtz, Chris H. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd.Arts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012-06-14)
    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 ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Cambridge University PressArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007)
    British slaughter-house reformers campaigned to abolish private urban slaughter-houses and establish public abattoirs in the nineteenth century. Abolition of London’s private slaughter-houses was motivated by the congestion ...
  • McGeough, Kevin M. (De GruyterArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    The reception of Esther has often been fraught with attempts to make the book more palatable to the audience receiving it and to interpret the book in a manner more consistent with the values of that community. This is ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (BrepolsArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006)
    Calls for humane cattle slaughter in Britain emerged as part of a broader urban-based animal welfare and slaughterhouse reform movement in the nineteenth century. Humanitarian groups advocated the humane slaughter principle: ...
  • MacLachlan, Ian (Alberta Association, Canadian Institute of PlannersArts and ScienceGeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1991)
    This paper disputes some of the empirical analysis on small firm job creation and argues that small enterprises are responsible for a relatively modest share of employment and employment growth at the national, provincial, ...
  • McGeough, Kevin (Catholic Biblical Association of AmericaArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2008)
  • Duk-Rodkin, Alejandra; Barendregt, René W.; White, James M (NRC Research PressArts and ScienceDepartment of GeographyUniversity of LethbridgeGeological Survey of Canada, 2010)
    The Tintina Trench in west-central Yukon is a late Miocene graben formed along the antecedent early Tertiary Tintina fault. Since its formation the trench has served as a sediment trap for alluvial and glacial deposits. ...
  • 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)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...