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Glaciers and Environmental Change (Paperback) Loot Price: R991
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Glaciers and Environmental Change (Paperback): Atle Nesje, Svein Olat Dahl

Glaciers and Environmental Change (Paperback)

Atle Nesje, Svein Olat Dahl

Series: Key Issues in Environmental Change

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This authoritative new text provides a thorough, updated account of glaciers and ice sheets as monitors and indicators of environmental change. It examines the record of environmental change within glaciers and ice sheets, and that of past environments left by retreating glaciers. These themes are examined within the context of environmental change in general and global climate change in particular. Methods of using palaeoenvironmental records are assessed and the implications for future environmental change are discussed. Evidence from glacier ice left in the landscape or within the geological record, provides one of the most important sources of information on environmental change. 'Glaciers and Environmental Change' is a comprehensive account of glaciers andice sheets as monitors and indictaors of environmental change. Based on the latest research, this book consolidates a diverse range of data and explains their applications. it also assesses methods of using palaeoenvironmental records. This authoritative new text examines not only the records of environmental change within glaciers but also that of past environments left by retreating glaciers. These themes are examined within the context of contemporary debates in environmental change and the volume also seeks to draw conclusions concernign past, present and future climatic change in relation to glaciers.

General

Imprint: Hodder Arnold
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Key Issues in Environmental Change
Release date: April 2000
First published: 2000
Authors: Atle Nesje • Svein Olat Dahl
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 216
ISBN-13: 978-0-340-70634-3
Categories: Books > Earth & environment > Geography > Physical geography > General
LSN: 0-340-70634-1
Barcode: 9780340706343

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