E l e c t r o n i c   r e p r i n t


HYDRAULIC GEOMETRY
OF A SUPRAGLACIAL STREAM,

RAGNARBREEN, SPITSBERGEN

Andrzej Kostrzewski and Zbigniew Zwolinski

Fig. 5. A model of development of a newly created supraglacial channel

1 - 3 - stages in channel development

b - exponent for function W = f(Q), f - exponent for function D = f(Q), m - exponent for function V = f(Q),

A - snow cover, B - permeable glacier ice, C - impermeable glacier ice, D - direction of thermal erosion, E - direction of water flow