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Ice. Glaciers. Ice sheets. Sea ice

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

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 172.95

    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...

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

    Wiley 2005; US$ 78.00 US$ 67.60

    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...

  • Glacier Science and Environmental Changeby Peter G. Knight

    Wiley 2008; US$ 362.00 US$ 313.73

    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...

  • Arctic Sea Ice Declineby Eric T. DeWeaver; Cecilia M. Bitz; L.-Bruno Tremblay

    Wiley 2013; US$ 141.00 US$ 122.20

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 180. This volume addresses the rapid decline of Arctic sea ice, placing recent sea ice decline in the context of past observations, climate model simulations and projections, and simple models of the climate sensitivity of sea ice. Highlights of the work... more...

  • Polynyasby Walker O. Jr. Smith; David Barber

    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...

  • Remote Sensing of Sea Ice in the Northern Sea Routeby Ola M. Johannessen; Vitali Alexandrov; Ivan Ye. Frolov; Stein Sandven; Lasse H. Pettersson; Leonid P. Bobylev; Kjell Kloster; Vladimir G. Smirnov; Yevgeny U. Mironov; Nikolay G. Babich

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 273.76

    Remote Sensing of Sea Ice in the Northern Sea Route: Studies and Applications initially 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. The authors then describe sea ice conditions in the Eurasian... more...

  • The Physics of Glaciersby Kurt M. Cuffey; W. S. B. Paterson

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 103.95

    The Physics of Glaciers, Fourth Edition , discusses the physical principles that underlie the behavior and characteristics of glaciers. The term glacier refers to all bodies of ice created by the accumulation of snowfall, e.g., mountain glaciers, ice caps, continental ice sheets, and ice shelves. Glaciology-the study of all forms of ice-is an interdisciplinary... more...

  • Sea Iceby David N. Thomas; Gerhard S. Dieckmann

    Wiley 2008; US$ 306.95 US$ 266.02

    Sea ice, which covers up to 7% of the planet’s surface, is a major component of the world’s oceans, partly driving ocean circulation and global climate patterns. It provides a habitat for a rich diversity of marine organisms, and is an extremely valuable source of information in studies of global climate change and the evolution of present... more...

  • The Antarctic Subglacial Lake Vostokby Igor A. Zotikov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 137.40

    The first book on the subject, this monograph examines the phenomenon of a huge sealed, freshwater lake, isolated from the rest of the world by kilometers' thick ice. The existence of melting ice at the bottom of the huge Vostok Lake has served as a model and inspired the team planning the Galileo space craft to gather data on the ice sheet of the... more...

  • Dynamics of Ice Sheets and Glaciersby Ralf Greve; Heinz Blatter

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 190.24

    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...