Yukon, North of Ordinary

The (river) breakup season

February 27, 2023 Holly Goulding Season 6 Episode 2
The (river) breakup season
Yukon, North of Ordinary
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Yukon, North of Ordinary
The (river) breakup season
Feb 27, 2023 Season 6 Episode 2
Holly Goulding

Each spring, northern rivers go from solid ice to flowing water. In the best-case scenario this process goes smoothly, but if ice jams form there could be trouble. That's why Holly Goulding keeps a close eye on conditions year round. The Yukon government hydrologist knows how ice, water, snow, and temperatures combine to create the perfect melt or flood conditions.  

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Each spring, northern rivers go from solid ice to flowing water. In the best-case scenario this process goes smoothly, but if ice jams form there could be trouble. That's why Holly Goulding keeps a close eye on conditions year round. The Yukon government hydrologist knows how ice, water, snow, and temperatures combine to create the perfect melt or flood conditions.  

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You can also read/subscribe to Yukon, North of Ordinary magazine.