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Archive for July, 2011

Iceberg blocked harbor in Newfoundland’s Goose Cove

An iceberg that seen in Newfoundland’s Goose Cove, that briefly blocked the town’s harbor on July 22, 2011. The iceberg later broke apart and melted. The iceberg is believed to have come floating from Greenland. (Photo: Gene Patey) Christopher C. Mitchelmore drove to Goose Cove, NL get a few shots of the huge iceberg. More […]

Arctic exploration, sea route and border dispute

Due to harsh climate and the lack of proper transportation route, the areas in the Arctic that are currently of chief interest, are confined to the Barents Sea area, the Mackenzie Valley in Canada, and the Alaskan North Slope (attached map credit – UNEP/GRID 2005). The sea routes, along the coasts of Northern Canada and […]

IAHR International Symposium on Ice to be held in China from June 11 to 15, 2012

The organizing committee of the IAHR 21st International Symposium on Ice has released the First Announcement of the conference. The bi-yearly conference on ice will be held in Dalian, China from June 11 to 15 in 2012. The conference organized by the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) covers variety of ice related […]