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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
Glaciers and Glaciation is the classic textbook for all students of glaciation. Stimulating and accessible, it has established a reputation as a comprehensive and essential resource. In this new edition, the text, references and illustrations have been thoroughly updated to give today's reader an up-to-the minute overview of the nature, origin and... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 239.00
This book presents the fundamental laws of sea ice drift which come from the material properties of sea ice and the basic laws of mechanics. This edition includes new information on the climate problem, mathematical modeling and ice engineering applications. more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 132.95
Mathematical Tools Vectors and Tensors Stress and Strain Error Analysis Parametric Uncertainty Analysis Calculating Strain Rates Ice Deformation Creep of Glacier Ice Constitutive Relation More about the Constitutive Relation Fabric Effects in Glacier Ice Creep in Axially Symmetric Ice Mechanics of Glacier Flow Force Balance ... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Dynamics of Snow and Ice Masses gives an outline of snow and ice studies with an emphasis on essential properties and processes. The monograph also treats the dynamical aspects of snow and ice masses. The text covers topics such as the flow and temperature of ice sheets and shelves, the numerical modeling of ice-sheet changes; the structure of glaciers,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 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... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 172.95
Foreword, Julian Dowdeswell Acknowledgments, Petri K.E. Pellikka Author biography Preface, Petri K.E. Pellikka Principles of remote sensing, W. Gareth Rees, Petri K.E. Pellikka The formation and dynamics of glaciers, Michael Kuhn Glacier parameters monitored by remote sensing, Petri K.E. Pellikka, W.Gareth Rees The early history of remote... 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...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 200.00
Polynyas are relatively ice-free regions when compared to the areas around them, and have been suggested as being foci for energy transfer between the atmosphere and ocean, ice ?factories”, and critical areas with respect to polar ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles. This volume presents an integrated, multidisciplinary review of polynyas in both... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 297.95
"This very well presented book is a collection of papers describing some of the most valuable aspects of [sea ice] research. Sea Ice is a whole new frontier of opportunities for, among others the fisheries and aquaculture sectors. This excellent book provides considerable food for thought." Fishing Boat World "...this is a beautiful book, not... more...