Alwynne B. Beaudoin - Lake File

Sunwapta Pass SP-1

Location: Alberta, Canada Latitude (N): 52.22° Longitude (W): 117.18°
Site notes: In Jasper National Park. Upper subalpine site.
Beaudoin, A. B. 1984
Holocene Environmental Change in the Sunwapta Pass Area, Jasper National Park. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation. Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 487 pages.
Sites discussed: Wilcox Pass, Sunwapta Pass SP9, Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP20, Sunwapta Pass SP15, Sunwapta Pass SP10. Examined pollen records and tephras.

Bowyer-Beaudoin, A. 1982
Holocene Palaeoenvironmental Change and the Local Pollen Record in Sunwapta Pass, Jasper National Park, Alberta. In American Quaternary Association (AMQUA) Program and Abstracts of the Seventh Biennial Conference. p. 74. Character and Timing of Rapid Environmental and Climatic Changes. June 28-30, 1982, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Sites discussed: Wilcox Pass, Sunwapta Pass SP9, Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP20, Sunwapta Pass SP15, Sunwapta Pass SP10. Some preliminary discussion of the pollen record from the four sites along the floor of Sunwapta Pass and the higher-elevation Wilcox Pass site. (04/12/2007).

Holland, D. K. 1980
The Pollen Stratigraphy of Two Holocene Sections in Sunwapta Pass, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis. Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 105 pages.
Sites discussed: Sunwapta Pass SP9, Sunwapta Pass SP1. Describes the pollen records from sections SP-1 and SP-9.

King, R. H., A. Bowyer-Beaudoin, and F. J. Chorley 1981
Holocene Environmental Change in Jasper National Park: Fourth Interim Report. Copy on file at Park Library, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Progress Report to Parks Canada 26 pp.
Sites discussed: Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP9, Sunwapta Pass SP10, Wilcox Pass. Report contains some additional discussion of the SP-1, SP-9, and SP-10 records, and a brief description of the Wilcox Pass core.

King, R. H., K. B. Cawker, M. S. Kearney, A. Bowyer-Beaudoin, and D. K. Holland 1980
Holocene Environmental Change in Jasper National Park: Third Interim Report. Copy on file at Park Library, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Progress Report to Parks Canada 37 pp.
Sites discussed: Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP9, Sunwapta Pass SP10, Sunwapta Pass SP11, Tonquin Pass. Includes discussion of pollen record at SP-9 and SP-1. Also mentions SP-10 and SP-11. Kearney provides some preliminary discussion of the Tonquin Pass record.

Luckman, B. H., M. S. Kearney, and D. K. Holland 1977
Holocene Environmental Change in Jasper National Park. Copy on file at Park Library, Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Progress Report to Parks Canada. Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 17 pp.
Sites discussed: Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP10, Watchtower Basin, Excelsior Basin, Maligne Lake Kettle, Cottonwood Slough. Includes profile descriptions for SP-1 and SP-10. Reports on coring in Watchtower and Excelsior Basins and Maligne Lake Kettle (described as "the almost circular kettle hole, 10 - 20 m deep, at the south-east corner of the Maligne Lake Parking lot. Its floor has a shallow pond, up to 50 cm deep in which cores were taken. The site is easily identified by the interpretation sign at its southern end"). Includes field description of the core and a date from near the base (7660 yr BP). Provides description of the Cottonwood Slough core.

Luckman, B. H., M. S. Kearney, R. H. King, and A. B. Beaudoin 1979
Holocene Environmental Change in Jasper National Park: Second Interim Report. Report on file at Park Library, Jasper. Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 29 pages.
Sites discussed: Sunwapta Pass SP11, Sunwapta Pass SP1, Sunwapta Pass SP9, Sunwapta Pass SP10, Tonquin Pass, Excelsior Basin, Watchtower Basin. Gives some information on SP-1, SP-9, and SP-10. Includes a preliminary pollen diagram for SP-9. Includes a preliminary pollen diagram for the Tonquin Creek record and some discussion of the Excelsior record. Mentions occurrence of buried wood, C14 dating, and coring in Watchtower Basin.

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