Glaciers and Glaciation, 2nd edition (Hodder Arnold Publication)

Glaciers and Glaciation, 2nd edition (Hodder Arnold Publication)


Glaciers and Glaciation is the vintage textbook for all scholars of glaciation. Stimulating and obtainable, it has validated a name as a finished and crucial resource.

In this new version, the textual content, references and illustrations were completely up-to-date to provide trendy reader an up-to-the minute evaluate of the character, starting place and behavior of glaciers and the geological and geomorphological proof for his or her previous historical past on earth.

The first a part of the booklet investigates the approaches desirous about forming glacier ice, the character of glacier-climate relationships, the mechanisms of glacier stream and the interactions of glaciers with different common structures resembling rivers, lakes and oceans.

In the second one half, the emphasis strikes to landforms and sediment, the translation of the earth's glacial legacy and the reconstruction of glacial depositional environments and palaeoglaciology.

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