Movie:Laurentide Ice Sheet


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Key Attributes

Domain: environmental controls
Keywords: Evolution Laurentide Ice Sheet
Model name: Mappings & modeling
Name: Arthur, Dyke
Where: --
When: 21,000years

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Grade level: Under graduate (13-16), Graduate / Professional

Statement: Laurentide Ice Sheet evolution

Abstract: This animations integrates the state of the art knowledge about the retreat of the Laurentide Ice Sheet since the Last Glacial Maximum.



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  • Dyke, A.S., 2004. An outline of North American deglaciation with emphasis on central and northern Canada, In: J. Ehlers and P.L. Gibbard, Editor(s), Developments in Quaternary Science, Elsevier, 2004, Volume 2, Part 2, Quaternary Glaciations-Extent and Chronology - Part II: North America, Pages 373-424., 10.1016/S1571-0866(04)80209-4
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  • Dyke, A.S., J. T. Andrews, P. U. Clark, J. H. England, G. H. Miller, J. Shaw, and J. J. Veillette, 2002. The Laurentide and Innuitian ice sheets during the Last Glacial Maximum, Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume 21, Issues 1-3, Pages 9-31., 10.1016/S0277-3791(01)00095-6
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