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Supplementary Materials

The PDF file includes:

  • Fig. S1. Sample glaciers on southeast Devon Island, illustrating the database compilation and analysis methods.
  • Fig. S2. Mean relative change per year (as the percentage of glacier length in ~2000), separated by latitudinal degrees.
  • Fig. S3. Ocean temperature in situ measurement locations and marine-terminating glacier buffer limits.
  • Fig. S4. Mean ocean temperatures from WOD13 measurements available within glacier front buffer regions.
  • Fig. S5. Modeled climate data accuracy assessment on Sverdrup Glacier, on north Devon Island (75.5°N, 83°W).
  • Fig. S6. Change in surface meltwater runoff over time (mm w.e. a−1).
  • Fig. S7. Mean runoff calculated from RACMO2.3 statistically downscaled to 1 km resolution for glaciers, ice caps and ice fields in the CAA.
  • Fig. S8. Temperature trends from six weather stations in the CAA.
  • Table S2. Mean absolute and relative length change rates in each time period, for glaciers in the CAA.
  • Table S6. Spearman’s rank (rs) correlations between overall (1958–2015) glacier front change rates (as the percentage of basin length) and mean SMB components.
  • Legends for tables S1, S3 to S5, and S7
  • Legend for data files S1 and S2

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

    Table S1 (Microsoft Excel format). Image sources from which CAA glacier frontal positions were mapped.
  • Table S2(Microsoft Excel format). Mean absolute and relative length change rates in each time period, for glaciers in the CAA.
  • Table S3 (Microsoft Excel format). Glacier counts for overall (1958–2015) glacier length change bins (see Figs. 4 and 6).
  • Table S4 (Microsoft Excel format). Spearman’s rank (rs) correlations between mean relative change rates and mean ocean temperature at each depth.
  • Table S5 (Microsoft Excel format). Ocean temperature measurements descriptive statistics.
  • Table S6 (Microsoft Excel format). Spearman’s rank (rs) correlations between overall (1958–2015) glacier front change rates (as the percentage of basin length) and mean SMB components.
  • Table S7 (Microsoft Excel format). Mean glacier runoff (mm w.e. a−1) and mean frontal change rates (% a−1) for glaciers separated by latitudinal degrees and time periods for BBI and QEI.
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    • Data file S1 (Microsoft Excel format). Marine terminating glaciers (>2 km2 in size) on Baffin and Bylot Islands (BBI): data used in statistical analysis.
    • Data file S2 (Microsoft Excel format). Marine terminating glaciers (>2 km2 in size) on the Queen Elizabeth Islands (QEI): data used in statistical analysis.

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