2 edition of Ice Summary For Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, and Adjacent Waters May found in the catalog.
Ice Summary For Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, and Adjacent Waters May
Canada. Dept. of Transport. Meteorological Branch.
|Contributions||Beaton, A.P., Markham, W.E.|
Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, French: baie d'Hudson) (sometimes called Hudson's Bay, usually historically) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada with a surface area of 1,, km 2 (, sq mi). Although not geographically apparent, it is for climatic reasons considered to be a marginal sea of the Arctic drains a very large area, about 3,, km 2 Coordinates: 60°N 85°W / 60°N . In addition, there’s still very little open water in Hudson Strait, which connects Hudson Bay to Davis Strait in the east – that’s also unusual. Figure 1. Sea ice extent over Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait at 26 May
The chart below shows what sea ice thickness over Hudson Bay was like at the first week of May in a so-called a ‘good year’ () – when polar bears came off the ice in excellent condition late in the summer and left early in the fall (‘thick first year ice’ is dark green and indicates ice greater than m thick): Hudson Bay ice conditions this year appear to be shaping up to be as good or better than last . This is the third year in a row that freeze-up of Western Hudson Bay (WH) ice has come earlier than the average of 16 November documented in the s. Reports by folks on the ground near Churchill confirm polar bears are starting to move onto the sea ice that’s developing along the shore after almost 5 months on land.
Hudson Bay. Named for the Dutch explorer Henry Hudson who explored these waters in , it is the second-largest bay on the planet, next to the Bay of Bengal. Shallow, with an average depth near m ( ft), the bay is approximately 1, km ( mi) long and 1, km ( mi) wide. Introduction. The marine waters of Hudson Bay, James Bay, Hudson Strait, and Foxe Basin in the eastern Canadian Arctic (the “study area”; Figure 1) are covered by sea ice for 5 to 10 months of the year (Hochheim and Barber, ).The seasonal duration of sea ice in the area is declining in response to climate change (Hochheim and Barber, ; Stroeve et al., ; Kowal et Cited by: 5.
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Annual indices of sea ice severity in Hudson Strait, for the period toare derived from written historical evidence contained in ships' log-books.
These logs were all kept on Hudson's Bay Company ships sailing from London to the Company's trading by: The ice record for Hudson Strait extends from to Ice records are available for two parts of Hudson Bay and these extend from to The three records were derived from the same sources but the method of derivation applied in the bay was different to Ice Summary For Hudson Bay applied in the by: The SIEs in Hudson Bay and Arctic Ocean are hereafter referred to as ‘Hudson Bay SIE’ and ‘Arctic Ocean SIE’.
The Hudson Bay SIE index includes James Bay, Foxe Channel and Hudson Strait. The Arctic Ocean SIE index includes only the Arctic Ocean without the Greenland Sea, Kara and Barents Seas (Figure 1, Northern Regions in NSIDC webpage).Cited by: 2. The seasonally ice-covered waters of Hudson Bay, James Bay, Foxe Basin, and Hudson Strait (“the study area”) are bordered by 39 communities with a total population of roug people.
Migratory brook trout and Arctic char populations move from the marine waters of Hudson Bay and ascend into freshwater rivers to spawn, particularly the Seal, Nelson, Hayes, and Churchill Rivers. James Bay, southeastern Hudson Bay, and at the western extremity of Hudson Strait.
A relatively intense flow of ice in the Labrador current occurred at the eastern extremity of Hudson Strait. These patterns of ice behaviour are indicative of the prevalence of northwesterly atmospheric circulation over this region in the summer of Key words: sea ice, Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait. COVID Resources.
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Chapter 15 The Ecology of Fishes in James Bay, Hudson Bay and Hudson Strait. Chapter (PDF Available) in Elsevier Oceanography Series December with 80. Hudson Strait is a deep, wide channel that connects Hudson Bay and Foxe Basin to the west with the Labrador Sea and Davis Strait to the east.
Ungava Bay, a large open embayment, is located along. HUDSON BAY ICE CONDITIONS 91 FIG. General map of Hudson Bay with inset showing northeastern area.
were gathered and evaluated. The evidence, presented by Lamont (, Hare and Montgomery (), Burbidge (), Hare (), and Montgomery (), established beyond all doubt that Hudson Bay freezes over completely, every winter. Trends in the Dates of Ice Freeze-up and Breakup over Hudson Bay, Canada ALEXANDRE S.
GAGNON 1,2 and WILLIAM A. GOUGH 3 (Received 23 August ; accepted in revised form 6 May. There is significantly more sea ice than average in Canada’s Hudson Bay as of today (July 26th).
What if Hudson Bay remained largely ice-covered for an entire year. By H.B. Schmidt. There is significantly more sea ice than average in Canada’s Hudson Bay as of today (July 26th). Canadian sea ice – 26 July – Note how much ice remains in Hudson Bay as opposed to. weather, has a strong effect on the following ice season.
Figure 1. Map of Hudson Bay, Foxe Basin, and Hudson Strait. Triangles show the positions of the weather stations used to establish the climate normals, roman numerals indicate the drainage areas defined by Prinsenberg , and squaresCited by: Southeast Hudson Bay and adjacent James Bay are at the forefront of these changes, with more than 1-month shortening of the season of sea ice cover as defined using satellite data, increases in.
Hudson Strait, arm of the Atlantic Ocean between Baffin Island and northern Quebec, Canada, linking Hudson Bay and Foxe Basin with the Labrador is about miles ( km) long and 40– miles (65– km) wide and has a maximum depth of 3, feet ( metres).
Salisbury and Nottingham islands are at its entrance from the Foxe Channel (northwest) and Hudson Bay. Hudson Strait ice-dams In considering causes for the cooling at ka, a widespread surge of glacial ice into the North Atlantic due to a large-scale accumulation of soft sediments at the bed of the Laurentide Ice-Sheet in Hudson Bay (Clark, ) seems improbable because, if the Andrews and Mahaffy () numerical model of early ice-sheet Cited by: Hudson Bay Monthly time-series plots of ice-covered area, area anomalies, ice extent, and extent anomalies for both the NASA Team and Bootstrap algorithms for Hudson Bay.
Back to the Total Ice-Covered Area and Extent Web page. Hudson Bay Watershed book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Jennifer Bradshaw marked it as to-read Melaniejunebrunelle marked it as to-read Bonnie Jeffrey marked it as to-read Trivia About Hudson Bay Waters 4/5. Hudson bay does not constitute juridical bay (based on definitions of international law).
Canada's claim uses the criterion for historical bay. United States does not recognize historic claims and U.S. has ongoing dispute with Canada over the legal status of most of the Hudson Bay that U.S. considers international waters. Hudson Strait links the Atlantic Ocean and Labrador Sea to Hudson Bay in strait lies between Baffin Island and Nunavik, with its eastern entrance marked by Cape Chidley in Newfoundland and Labrador and Resolution Island off Baffin strait is about km long with an average width of km, varying from 70 km at the eastern entrance to km at Deception Bay.
Navigation of Hudson Bay and Straits. by Charles N. Bell. MHS Transactions, Series 1, No. 7 Read 10 May Bylot, in m entered the Hudson Strait on 27 May, according to Captain Ellis. and the Hudson’s Strait ice stream.
All of these ice encumbered currents meet in the summer on the coast of Northern Labrador, and are the cause.Overlap of Modis TC,FC,RGB confirms significant amounts of Ice still remaining in Southern parts of Hudson Bay and Northern James ice was in the 7/10ths to 10/10ths range above the normal.Not so in Hudson Bay.
Its ice starts to retreat in May, and often melts out completely sometime in July. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite observed ice retreat in the Hudson Bay in These images show the southeastern corner of Hudson Bay on April 6 (top) and June 5 (bottom).