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Ice. Glaciers. Ice sheets. Sea ice

  • While Glaciers Sleptby M. Jackson; Bill McKibben

    Green Writers Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    <p></p><p><i>While Glaciers Slept</i> weaves together the parallel stories of what happens when the climates of a family and a planet change. M Jackson, a noted scientist and National Geographic Expert, reveals how these events are deeply intertwined, and how the deterioration of her parents’ health was as devastating... 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Seismic Events in Glaciersby Marek Górski

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book presents seismic events in glaciers. It describes two groups of quakes: typical icequakes and ice vibrations, and  also discusses the problem of climate change. more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 136.00

    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...

  • Detection of Melt Ponds on Arctic Sea Ice with Optical Satellite Databy Anja Rösel

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book demonstrates the potential of satellite-based optical sensors to detect melt ponds on Arctic sea ice. The authors describe the creation and analysis of the first Arctic-wide, multi-annual melt pond data set, covering the years 2000-2011. more...

  • Glaciersby Peter Knight

    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...

  • The Opening of a New Landscapeby W. Tad Pfeffer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 53.00

    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... more...