Glaciers [E-Book] / Michael Hambrey, Jürg Alean.
Hambrey, M. J., (author)
Alean, Jürg, (author)
Second edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004
1 online resource (xvi, 376 pages)
englisch
9780521828086
9780511807602
Full Text
Table of Contents:
  • Earth, the icy planet
  • Glacier family
  • Birth, growth and decay of glaciers
  • Fluctuating glaciers
  • Ice on the move
  • Nature's conveyer belt
  • Ice and water
  • Antarctica: the icy continent
  • Glaciers and wildlife
  • Shaping the landscape
  • Glaciers and wildlife
  • Benefits of glaciers
  • Glacier hazards
  • Living and travelling on glaciers
  • Earth's glacial record
  • Postscript: future prospects of glaciers.