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Glacial Environments

1st Edition

By Michael Hambrey

CRC Press

302 pages

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Paperback: 9781857280043
pub: 1994-06-30
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Description

Enhanced by photographic illustrations of extraordinary quality, this text should provide students with a complete introduction to the scientific study of environments dominated by snow and ice. Emphasizing the range of erosional and depositional landforms, drawing on the older geological record, according due attention to the marine environment, and covering all relevant parts of the world - this book should find a wide readership among students of geography, geology and environmental science.; The author has published many research papers and has also been joint-author, co-author or co-editor of six book-length publications.; This book is intended for undergraduate students of glacial environments geomorphology, glaciology/hydrology in departments of geography, environmental sciences and geology.

Table of Contents

Glacier dynamics; Glacial erosional processes and landforms; Environments of terrestrial glacial deposition; Glaciofluvial processes and landforms; Glaciolacustrine processes and sediments; Glaciomarine processes and sediments, part I: fjords; Glaciomarine processes and sediments, part II: continental shelf and deep se.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI031000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology