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Glaciers and Environmental Change (Key Issues in Environmental Change)

by Atle Nesje

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by A Hodder Arnold Publication .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciology,
  • Physical geography,
  • Religion,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • Weather,
  • Science / Geography,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Glaciers,
  • Global environmental change

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9675810M
    ISBN 100340706376
    ISBN 109780340706374

    Distribution of glaciers in South America. Icefields and outlet glaciers in Patagonia. Changes in glacier length and ice‐thickness during the past 50 yr. Recent trend of climate change in southern South America. Calving dynamics and glacier variations. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Glaciers from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Science and Technology» Environmental and Earth Sciences» Glaciers.

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    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. An inspiration to artists and a challenge for engineers, glaciers mean different things to different people. Crossing the boundaries between art, environment, science, nature, and culture, this book considers glaciers from myriad perspectives, revealing their complexity, .


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Based on the latest research, this book consolidates a diverse range of data and explains their. 'Glaciers and Environmental Change' is a comprehensive account of glaciers andice sheets as monitors and indictaors of environmental change.

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It explores the interface between glacier science and environmental change, in the past, present, and future. The topics in this book have been carefully chosen to reflect current priorities in research, the interdisciplinary nature of the subject, and the developing relationship between glaciology and studies of environmental change.

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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. Glaciers are sensitive indicators of modern climate change because they respond to both temperature and precipitation: Precipitation: At its highest elevations, a glacier gains new snow each year in its accumulation zone.

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Responsibility: edited by Peter G. Knight. More information: Table of contents. Sarah Metcalfe is Professor of Earth and Environmental Dynamics at the University of Nottingham, UK. She has published extensively on environmental change in Latin America, with a particular focus on Mexico.

Although primarily a palaeolimnologist, her approach is very much multi-proxy, including the use of historical and instrumental records to help to improve our understanding of recent change. In all the reading I have done about conservation, climate change, anthropogenic changes, and the like, this is the first thing I've read that has gathered all of that information and data and then some in one (well-written) place." —g-na.

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‘Among the many victims of climate change are glaciers. Book Description. The cryosphere is an essential member of the globe’s environmental systems, with a unique sensitivity to climate change at all spatial and temporal scales.

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Examines climate change at a local level. Looks at long-term environmental change, with contemporary relevance. Deals with water shortage, one of the most pressing policy issues.