Bering Glacier Monograph now available from GSA!




Bering Glacier Monograph now available from GSA!

Introduction

The Bering Glacier is the largest (5200 sq km) and longest (190 km) glacier in North America. Located in coastal south central Alaska at 60-61 degrees north (latitude) and 141-145 degrees west (longitude), it is bounded in the north by the St. Elias Mountains and in the south by the Gulf of Alaska. In various places, the glacier has a thickness of over 800 m.

The Bering Glacier area is exceptionally diverse and valuable from both an ecological and cultural perspective. Unique plants and animals have evolved in this area as a result of the dynamic conditions and rugged terrain found within the Bering Glacier. From a human perspective, the Bering Glacier area is used for recreation, subsistence hunting, and commercial fishing, among other activities.

Bering Glacier Portal

The purpose of this web portal is to serve as a consolidated and centralized source of Bering Glacier information for all stakeholders. Additionally, this portal is designed to facilitate digital collaboration and information sharing. Individuals and agencies have the ability to securely post data and documents related to the Bering Glacier, thereby enhancing communication and improving research and management efforts.

Bering Glacier Contacts

Dr. Robert Shuchman
Michigan Tech Research Institute
Michigan Technological University
734-913-6860
shuchman@mtu.edu

Liza Jenkins
Michigan Tech Research Institute
Michigan Technological University
lliverse@mtu.edu

Scott Guyer
BLM Alaska State Office
907-223-6759
sguyer@ak.blm.gov

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