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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 87.95
This book offers a comprehensive and detailed summary of our knowledge and understanding of glaciers and sets them within a global environment context. The text explains the significance both of recent advances in glaciology, and of teh many research problms that remain to be solved. The accessible style adopted in the text facilitates a clear understanding... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
The Physics of Ice covers the state of knowledge regarding the structure, properties, occurrence, and movement of ice. This book is composed of eight chapters, and begins with an introduction and in the fundamental aspects of ice, including pure water freezing, circulation, occurrence, classification, and importance of ice. The subsequent chapters... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 107.50
The cryosphere, that region of the world where water is temporarily or permanently frozen, plays a crucial role on our planet. Recent developments in remote sensing techniques, and the acquisition of new data sets, have resulted in significant advances in our understanding of all components of the cryosphere and its processes. This book, based on... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
Though not traditionally thought of as key natural resource, glaciers are a crucial part of both our global ecosystem and the sustaining of life around the world. Comprising three quarters of the world's fresh water, they freeze in the winter and melt in the summer, supplying water that is plentiful enough for agriculture and clean enough to drink.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 131.00
In combining and revising the two titles 'Past Glacial Environments' and 'Modern Glacial Environments', Dr Menzies and his contributors provide the most comprehensive and wide-ranging book ever prepared on both topics. This text is produced with the student mind, providing accessibility to a complex subject and introducing topics that provide the... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 159.00
The author presents in The Drift of Sea Ice the fundamental laws of sea ice drift which come from the material properties of sea ice and the basic laws of mechanics. The resulting system of equations is analysed for the general properties of sea ice drift, the free drift model and analytical models for ice drift in the presence of internal friction,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 351.00
Glacier Science and Environmental Change is an authoritative and comprehensive reference work on contemporary issues in glaciology. It explores the interface between glacier science and environmental change, in the past, present, and future. Written by the world?s foremost authorities in the subject and researchers at the scientific frontier where... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
A co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize offers a clear-eyed explanation of the planet?s imperiled ice. Much has been written about global warming, but the crucial relationship between people and ice has received little focus?until now. As one of the world?s leading experts on climate change, Henry Pollack provides an accessible, comprehensive... more...