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  • Remote Sensing of the Cryosphereby Marco Tedesco

    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...

  • Dynamics of Ice Sheets and Glaciersby Ralf Greve

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Dynamics of Ice Sheets and Glaciers presents an introduction to the dynamics and thermodynamics of flowing ice masses on Earth. Based on an outline of general continuum mechanics, the different initial-boundary-value problems for the flow of ice sheets, ice shelves, ice caps and glaciers are systematically derived. Special emphasis is put on developing... more...

  • Glaciersby Peter Knight

    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...

  • Drift, Deformation, and Fracture of Sea Iceby Jerome Weiss

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    Sea ice is a major component of polar environments, especially in the Arctic where it covers the entire Arctic Ocean throughout most of the year. However, in the context of climate change, the Arctic sea ice cover has been declining significantly over the last decades, either in terms of its concentration or thickness. The sea ice cover evolution and... more...

  • Glaciersby Michael Hambrey; Jürg Alean

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 77.00

    A stunning and authoritative guide to the physical properties and impact of glaciers. more...

  • The Physics of Iceby E. R. Pounder; J. A. Jacobs; J. T. Wilson

    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...

  • Principles of Glacier Mechanicsby Roger LeB. Hooke

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 79.00

    A 2005 edition of successful textbook for advanced students and reference book for practising glaciologists. more...

  • The Drift of Sea Iceby Matti Leppäranta

    Springer 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...

  • Glacier Science and Environmental Changeby Peter G. Knight

    Wiley 2008; US$ 340.00

    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... more...

  • The Flooded Earthby Peter D. Ward

    Basic Books 2010; US$ 16.99

    Rising sea levels will not extinguish humanity, but they will transform human life as we know it. An eminent scientist explains what our world will look like. more...