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A..."climate"...ising to Alberta in the dawn of the Anthropocene

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue20009
Medium
Library - Periodical
Author
Skrajny, Joanna
Publisher
The Alberta Wilderness Association Journal
Call Number
P
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Author
Skrajny, Joanna
Responsibility
Joanna Skrajny
Publisher
The Alberta Wilderness Association Journal
Physical Description
p. 22 - 25
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Environment
Climate
Climate change
Fires
Fire ecology
Floods
Water
Watersheds
Abstract
Pertains to climate change during Anthropocene including increased wildfires, ticks, and tick-borne diseases, floods, increase in insurance rates, and negative effects on health and mental health, wildlife extinction, decrease in fresh water.
Notes
In Wildlands Advocate, Vol. 27, No.2, June 2019, p. 22 - 25
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P
Collection
Archives Library
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An Empty Landscape

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue25287
Medium
Library - Periodical
Published Date
September/October 2021
Author
Mitchell, Alanna
Publisher
Aaron Kylie
Edition
Vol. 141
Call Number
P
Author
Mitchell, Alanna
Responsibility
with photography by Peter Mather
Edition
Vol. 141
Publisher
Aaron Kylie
Published Date
September/October 2021
Physical Description
p.34-44
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Alberta
Alpine tundra
Animal populations
Animals
Canada
Canadian Endangered Species Protection Act
Caribou
Climate change
Abstract
The ecological importance of the caribou and their current population decline due to climate change and human influences. Herds in the northern Canadian Rockies are already on the endangered species list.
Notes
"In Canadian Geographic, volume 141, issue 5, September/October, 2021"
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P
Collection
Archives Library
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An impending water crisis in Canada's western prairie provinces

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue24934
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2006
Author
Schindler, D.W.
Donahue, W.F.
Publisher
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Call Number
03.5 Sc1a PAM
  1 website  
Author
Schindler, D.W.
Donahue, W.F.
Responsibility
D.W. Schindler
W.F. Donahue
Publisher
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Published Date
2006
Physical Description
6 pages ; illustrations , maps
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Water
Watersheds
Climate
Climate change
Climatology
Western Canada
Glaciers
Rivers
Lakes
Abstract
Canada is usually considered to be a country with abundant freshwater, but in its western prairie provinces (WPP), an area 1/5 the size of Europe, freshwater is scarce. European settlement of the WPP did not begin until the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Fortuitously, the period since European settlement appears to have been the wettest century of the past two millennia. The frequent, long periods of drought that characterized earlier centuries of the past two millennia were largely absent in the 20th century. Here, we show that climate warming and human modifications to catchments have already significantly reduced the flows of major rivers of the WPP during the summer months, when human demand and in-stream flow needs are greatest. We predict that in the near future climate warming, via its effects on glaciers, snowpacks, and evaporation, will combine with cyclic drought and rapidly increasing human activity in the WPP to cause a crisis in water quantity and quality with far-reaching implications.
Notes
In PNAS May 9, 2006 103 (19) 7210-7216
Call Number
03.5 Sc1a PAM
Collection
Archives Library
URL Notes
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Artist
Gennadiy Ivanov
Date
ca. 2022 – 2022
Medium
pastel on paper
Catalogue Number
IvG.03.03
Description
Landscape painting of glacial area. Background has a blue sky that is filled with tall glacial formations. Right at the centre of the middle ground are silhouettes of two people rendered in black. Off to the the right side of the foreground is a weather station. The colour palette is made up of blu…
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Artist
Gennadiy Ivanov
Title
Athabasca
Date
ca. 2022 – 2022
Medium
pastel on paper
Dimensions
34.0 x 50.0 cm
Description
Landscape painting of glacial area. Background has a blue sky that is filled with tall glacial formations. Right at the centre of the middle ground are silhouettes of two people rendered in black. Off to the the right side of the foreground is a weather station. The colour palette is made up of blue, purples, orange, black, brown, green, and white.
Subject
Glaciers
weather station
climate change
University of Saskatchewan.
Credit
Gift of Gennadiy Ivanov, Norwich, Norfolk , UK, 2023
Catalogue Number
IvG.03.03
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Athabasca Glacier Station 1

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Artist
Gennadiy Ivanov
Date
ca. 2019 – 2019
Medium
pastel on paper
Catalogue Number
IvG.03.02
Description
Landscape pastel drawing of a glacier area, colour palette made up of purple,orange, yellows, blues and black. In the background there are glaciers, hills,or mountains. Middle ground is filled with vertical and horizontal lines that represent the pattern of glaciers. In the foreground, off to the l…
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Artist
Gennadiy Ivanov
Title
Athabasca Glacier Station 1
Date
ca. 2019 – 2019
Medium
pastel on paper
Dimensions
49.0 x 69.0 x 49.0 cm
Description
Landscape pastel drawing of a glacier area, colour palette made up of purple,orange, yellows, blues and black. In the background there are glaciers, hills,or mountains. Middle ground is filled with vertical and horizontal lines that represent the pattern of glaciers. In the foreground, off to the left hand side is a weather station made up of black and blue.
Subject
Glaciers
weather station
climate change
University of Saskatchewan
Credit
Gift of Gennadiy Ivanov, Norwich, Norfolk , UK, 2023
Catalogue Number
IvG.03.02
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Athabasca Glacier Station 2

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Artist
Gennadiy Ivanov
Date
ca. 2019 – 2019
Medium
pastel on paper
Catalogue Number
IvG.03.01
Description
Landscape pastel drawing with a colour palette made up of purples, blues, and soft peach. in the background there are glaciers or mountains. In the middle ground, just slightly off to the right, there is a weather station composed of black and blue pastel. in the foreground are vertical lines of pu…
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Artist
Gennadiy Ivanov
Title
Athabasca Glacier Station 2
Date
ca. 2019 – 2019
Medium
pastel on paper
Dimensions
50.0 x 65.0 x 50.0 cm
Description
Landscape pastel drawing with a colour palette made up of purples, blues, and soft peach. in the background there are glaciers or mountains. In the middle ground, just slightly off to the right, there is a weather station composed of black and blue pastel. in the foreground are vertical lines of purple, white, and blue, that represent patterns of the glaciers.
Subject
Glaciers
weather stations
climate change
pastel
mountains
Athabasca.
Credit
Gift of Gennadiy Ivanov, Norwich, Norfolk , UK, 2023
Catalogue Number
IvG.03.01
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Brushes with climate change - Rockies Repeat project explores the intersection between conservation, art, history, and culture

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue25227
Medium
Library - Periodical
Published Date
2020
Author
Campbell, Brooke
Call Number
P
  1 website  
Author
Campbell, Brooke
Responsibility
Brooke Campbell
Published Date
2020
Physical Description
p. 12 - 13
Medium
Library - Periodical
Subjects
Art
Art galleries
Artists
Women
First Nations
Climate
Climate change
Photography
Abstract
Pertains to the Rockies Repeat Project which involves a group of women travelling to specific locations and re-creating the paintings of Peter Whyte and Catharine Robb Whyte with the end result of creating a documentary, exhibition and digital storytelling capsule
Notes
In Canada's History, Vol. 101, No.2 (April-May)
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P
Collection
Archives Library
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The carbon cycle : crossing the Great Divide

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue26209
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2013
Author
Rawles, Kate
Publisher
Victoria, BC : Rocky Mountain Books
Call Number
02.8 R21c
Author
Rawles, Kate
Publisher
Victoria, BC : Rocky Mountain Books
Published Date
2013
Physical Description
336 pages ; 15 cm
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Biking
Great Divide Trail
Memoir
Climate
Climate change
Environment
Abstract
In 2006 “outdoor philosopher” Kate Rawles cycled 4553 miles from Texas to Alaska, following the spine of the Rocky Mountains as closely as possible. Cycling across unforgiving but starkly beautiful landscapes in both the United States and Canada – deserts, high mountain passes, glaciers and eventually down to the sea – she encountered bears, wolves, moose, cliff-swallows, aspens and a single, astonishing lynx. Along the way, she talked to North Americans about climate change – from truck drivers to politicians – to find out what they knew about it, whether they cared, and if they did, what they thought they could do. Kate tells the story of a trip in which she has to deal with the rigours of cycling for ten hours a day in temperatures often in excess of 100° F, fighting punctures, endless repairs and inescapable, grinding fatigue … . But in recounting the physical struggle of such a journey, she also does constant battle with her own ideas and assumptions, helping us to cross the great divide between where we are on climate change and where we need to be. Can we tackle climate change while still keeping our modern Western lifestyles intact? Should we put biofuel in our camper vans and RVs? Or do we need much deeper shifts in lifestyles, values and worldviews? -- From publisher
ISBN
9781927330777
Accession Number
P2023.25
Call Number
02.8 R21c
Collection
Archives Library
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Climate change and landscape in the Canadian Rocky Mountains

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2006
Author
Rutter, Nat
Coppold, Murray
Rokosh, Dean
Publisher
Field, B.C. : Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
Edition
Revised Second Edition
Call Number
03.2 R93c
03.2 R93c Reference copy
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Author
Rutter, Nat
Coppold, Murray
Rokosh, Dean
Responsibility
The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
Nat Rutter
Murray Coppold
Dean Rokosh
Edition
Revised Second Edition
Publisher
Field, B.C. : Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
Published Date
2006
Physical Description
137 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Glaciers
Climatology
Climate change
Environment
Environmental conservation
Geography
Geology
Abstract
Climate change is at the forefront of public consciousness today. Political initiatives to combat the social and economic effects of changing climate will affect the lives of everyone. Media reports often portray climate scenarios and the range of uncertainty accompanying predictions. How does a reader approach the science behind the headlines? The goal of this book is to explain climate change science by examining the recent Ice Age history so spectacularly exposed in the Canadian Rocky Mountains landscape. Local and global sources of paleoclimate information are combined with dating techniques to unravel the glacial history of the Rockies over the last 30,000 years. The illustrated road log guide can be used by the armchair reader or the traveller to visit the landscape features essential to the interpretation. The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to increasing public understanding of the geosciences. Its teaching themes demonstrate the use of physics, biology, chemistry and mathematics in solving science questions and problems. The diverse program includes public lectures, teacher workshops, school programs and guided hikes. The Foundation conducts educational hikes to the Burgess Shale soft-bodied fossil deposit and the Mt. Stephen trilobite beds, both UNESCO World Heritage sites in Yoho National Park. (From Good Reads)
Contents
Introduction -- Archives of Climate Change -- Dating the Archives -- Extracting Climate Information -- Interpreting the Last Ice Age -- Finding Climate Change in the Rockies -- Glaciation in the Banff-Jasper Area -- Road Log Guide to Landscape Features -- Short Term Climate Change -- Future Climate Change -- Rood Log Stop Coordinates.
Notes
Sponsored by the CSPG Foundation
ISBN
9780978013219
Accession Number
P2020.07
Call Number
03.2 R93c
03.2 R93c Reference copy
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Hope matters : why changing the way we think is critical to solving the environmental crisis

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue25274
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2020
Author
Kelsey, Elin
Publisher
Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books
Call Number
04 K27h
  1 website  
Author
Kelsey, Elin
Responsibility
Elin Kelsey
Publisher
Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books
Published Date
2020
Physical Description
229 pages
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Environment
Conservation
Climate change
Abstract
We are at an inflection point: today, more people than ever before recognize that climate change and biodiversity loss are urgent and existential threats. Yet constant reports of climate doom are fueling an epidemic of eco-anxiety, leaving many of us feeling hopeless and powerless—and hampering our ability to address the very real challenges we face. Hope Matters boldly breaks through the narrative of doom and gloom that has overtaken conversations about our future to show why hope, not fear, is our most powerful tool for tackling the planetary crisis. Award-winning author, scholar, and educator Elin Kelsey reveals the collateral damage of despair—from young people who honestly believe they have no future to the link between climate anxiety and hyper-consumerism—and argues that the catastrophic environmental news that dominates the media tells only part of the story. She describes effective campaigns to support ocean conservation, species resilience, and rewilding, demonstrating how digital conservation is helping scientists target specific problems with impressive results. And she shows how we can build on these positive trends and harness all our emotions about the changing environment—anger and sadness as well as hope—into effective personal and political action. Timely, evidence-based, and persuasive, Hope Matters is an argument for the place of hope in our lives and a celebration of the turn toward solutions in the face of the environmental crisis. (from publisher's website)
Contents
The power of expectation and belief -- The collateral damage of doom and gloom -- Hope is contagious -- Stories change -- The age of personalization -- We are not the only ones actively responding -- The strength of empathy, kindness, and compassion -- Trending hopeful.
Notes
Published in Partnership with the David Suzuki Institute.
ISBN
9781771647779
Accession Number
P2020.07
Call Number
04 K27h
Collection
Archives Library
URL Notes
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