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Geology - Glacier National Park

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Geology
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Summary:  This article breaks down the geology of Glacier National Park.  It discusses the geology of the park in 6 different time periods and how it has changed over the course of time.  It also talks about what makes Glacier National Park different from other parks.

 

Link:  http://www.nps.gov/glac/forteachers/geology.htm

 

Citation:  "Geology: Glacier National Park." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 26 June 2013. Web. 6 July 2013.

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Environmental Factors - Glacier National Park

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Environmental Factors
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Summary:  This article talks about many different types of environmental factors at Glacier National Park.  It discusses endangered species and plants, but also how the area is in danger.  It has very interesting sub-articles on the areas air quality, invasive species, and water quality.

 

Link:  http://www.nps.gov/glac/naturescience/environmentalfactors.htm

 

Citation:  "Environmental Factors: Glacier National Park." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 22 June 2013. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Plants - Glacier National Park

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Plants
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Summary:  This article breaks down all of the different plant types that someone would be able to find in Glacier National Park.  The article divides and describes the plants in the following categories: ferns, grasses, lichens, mosses and liverworts, mushrooms and other fungi, trees and shrubs, and finally, wildflowers.

 

Link:  http://www.nps.gov/glac/naturescience/plants.htm

 

Citation:  "Plants: Glacier National Park." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 28 June 2013. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Glacier National Park - National Geographic

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Get Glacier information, facts, photos, and more in this Glacier National Park guide from National Geographic.
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Summary:  This article has general information about the park.  It discusses the history and creation of the park.  The article aslo briefly discusses the wildlife of this area.  This would be a good article to use in the opening paragraph of my paper.

 

Link:  http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/national-parks/glacier-national-park/

 

Citation:"Glacier National Park." National Geographic. National Geographic, 2012. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Long-Duration Drought Variability and Impacts on Ecosystem Services: A Case Study from Glacier National Park, Montana

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Summary:  This article looks at the effect droughts have had on this area.  It discusses the history, size, importance, and uniqueness of the park and how all of these things have been effected by the drought.  The article also discusses all of the different ecosystems that one would find when visiting/researching Glacier National Park.

 

Link:  http://ezproxy.madisoncollege.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=21923182&site=ehost-live

 

Citation:  Lisa J. Graumlich, et al. "Long-Duration Drought Variability And Impacts On Ecosystem Services: A Case Study From Glacier National Park, Montana." Earth Interactions 10.1 (2006): 1-28. Academic Search Complete. Web. 21 June 2013.

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History & Culture - Glacier National Park

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History & Culture
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Summary:  This article provides a look into Glacier National Park's past.  It has three sub-sections that discuss the historic places, archeology, and collections that the park has.

 

Link:  http://www.nps.gov/glac/historyculture/index.htm

 

Citation:  "History & Culture: Glacier National Park."National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 22 June 2013. Web. 7 July 2013.

 
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Natural Features & Ecosystems - Glacier National Park

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Natural Features & Ecosystems
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Summary: The article discusses the different physical features, such as forests, glaciers, lakes, ponds, mountains, and rivers, that are located in the park.  It also discusses how these natural barriers helped to create the park into what it is today.

 

Link:  http://www.nps.gov/glac/naturescience/naturalfeaturesandecosystems.htm

 

Citation: "Natural Features & Ecosystems: Glacier National Park." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 26 June 2013. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Animals - Glacier National Park

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Animals
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Summary:  The articles located here all discuss the wildlife that live in and around Glacier National Park.  The article breaks down and describes the many different type of wildlife that live here and why they have been successful in this area.  The different groups of animals that are discussed are amphibians, birds, fish, insects, mammals, and reptiles.

 

Link:  http://www.nps.gov/glac/naturescience/animals.htm

 

Citation: "Animals: Glacier National Park." National Parks Service. National Parks Service, 28 June 2013. Web. 7 July 2013.

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The end for small glaciers : Nature News

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Summary:  This article discusses the future of small glaciers.  The study was done by researchers in both Canada and US who believe that the smallest glaciers will be gone in less than 100 years.  They also discussed how this will affect rising sea levels as well as the environment.

 

Link: http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110109/full/news.2011.3.html

 

Citation:  Lovett, Richard A. "The End for Small Glaciers." Nature.com. Nature Publishing Group, 01 Sept. 2011. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Model Climate-Induced Glacier Change in Glacier National Park, 1850-2100

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Summary:  This article discusses the effects of climate change at Glacier National Park.  The article also discusses the ecological consequences that these changes has created and how the environment has responded.  Finally, it discusses what will happen to this area if it continues to change over time. 

 

Link:  http://ezproxy.madisoncollege.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=9025607&site=ehost-live

 

Citation:  Hall, Myrna H. P., and Daniel B. Fagre. "Modeled Climate-Induced Glacier Change In Glacier National Park, 1850-2100."Bioscience 53.2 (2003): 131. Science Reference Center. Web. 21 June 2013.

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