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Ice. Glaciers. Ice sheets. Sea ice

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  • Seismic Events in Glaciersby Marek Górski

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The occurrence of seismic events in glaciers has been an issue in the scientific literature since the early 1950s, following the report about icequakes in Baffin Island. Targeted seismological studies were undertaken by the Polish Expedition to Spitsbergen in 1962 and then continued at various glaciers in the Arctic, Antarctic and the Alps. The author... 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...

  • 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...

  • Glaciers: The Politics of Iceby Jorge Daniel Taillant

    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...

  • Field Techniques in Glaciology and Glacial Geomorphologyby Bryn Hubbard; Neil F. Glasser

    Wiley 2005; US$ 233.95

    Field Techniques in Glaciology and Glacial Geomorphology is the first text to provide this essential information in a single comprehensive volume. Coverage includes: The role of field data acquisition in the broader disciplines of glaciology and glacial geomorphology Logistical preparations for fieldwork Field techniques in glaciology such... more...

  • Principles of Glacier Mechanicsby Roger LeB. Hooke

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 88.00

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

  • Modern and Past Glacial Environmentsby John Menzies

    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...

  • 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...