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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
-Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org and author of the national bestseller Deep Economy "Skiers rejoice when snow falls and Inuit hunters welcome sea ice, while commuters find winter storms an inconvenience. Henry Pollack has a much broader view. Speaking eloquently, forcefully, yet lyrically, he explains how snow and ice are the clockworks... more...