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Ice. Glaciers. Ice sheets. Sea ice

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  • The Opening of a New Landscapeby W. Tad Pfeffer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 51.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Special Publications Series . This book, beautifully illustrated with dozens of extraordinary photographs, not only tells the history of the expeditions to explore the Columbia Glacier, but also shows how warming over the last century in combination with internal physics of the glacier act... 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 Antarctic Subglacial Lake Vostokby Igor A. Zotikov

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00

    A monograph examining the phenomenon of a huge sealed, freshwater lake, isolated from the rest of the world by kilometers' thick ice. It provides interpretation of, and calculations for, stimulating factors for possible melting and a huge lake's existence at the bottom of the Martian ice sheets. 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...

  • Remote Sensing of Sea Ice in the Northern Sea Routeby Ola M. Johannessen; Vitali Alexandrov; Leonid P. Bobylev

    Springer 2006; US$ 359.00

    Provides a history of the Northern Sea Route as an important strategic transport route for supporting the northern regions of Russia and cargo transportation between Europe and the Northern Pacific Basin. Remote sensing techniques and the principles of SAR image formation are described. 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...

  • Remote Sensing of Glaciersby Petri Pellikka; W. Gareth Rees

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 164.95

    Glaciers and ice sheets have been melting significantly during recent decades, posing environmental threats at local, regional and global scales. Changes in glaciers are one of the clearest indicators of alterations in regional climate, since they are governed by changes in accumulation (from snowfall) and ablation (by melting of ice). Glacier changes... more...

  • Glaciers and Glaciation, 2nd editionby Douglas Benn; David J A Evans

    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...