By Michael J. Hambrey,Jürg C. Alean
Considering that glaciers and ice sheets conceal approximately 10% of the Earth’s land floor in a global the place human civilization is more and more impacted by way of the consequences of fixing glacial job, Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena provides itself as an critical consultant for college students, execs, and researchers who are looking to be higher trained whereas learning and monitoring the longer term impacts of glaciers and ice sheets at the worldwide surroundings. whereas stressing either the wonder and software of glaciers, the authors conceal severe positive factors of glaciers and their landforms and supply valuable motives of the foremost strategies in glaciology and glacial geology. The authors extend to illustrate how our lives are inspired by way of the Cryosphere, a key element of the Earth approach and the way this heightens the vulnerability of glaciers and ice sheets to deterioration. This illustrated publication additionally helpfully maps out areas of mountain glaciers and ice caps worldwide for a pragmatic reference and discusses the goods of glacial erosion and deposition critical to knowing emerging international sea degrees.
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