We thank the Canadian Foundation for Climate and Atmospheric Sciences (CFCAS), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, BC Hydro, the Columbia Basin Trust, and the Universities of British Columbia and Northern British Columbia for financial support. Simon Ommanney provided references for geophysical measurements of ice thickness in western Canada. This paper is a contribution to the Polar Climate Stability Network and to the Western Canadian Cryospheric Network, which were funded by CFCAS and by consortia of Canadian universities. We are grateful to reviewers David Bahr and Daniel Farinotti and to Editor in Chief, Tony Broccoli, for their constructive contributions.
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