Glacier Science and Environmental Change
August 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
Written by the world’s foremost authorities in the subject and researchers at the scientific frontier where conventional wisdom of approach comes face to face with unsolved problems, this book provides:
- state-of-the-art reviews of the key topics in glaciology and related disciplines in environmental change
- cutting-edge case studies of the latest research
- an interdisciplinary synthesis of the issues that draw together the research efforts of glaciologists and scientists from other areas such as geologists, hydrologists, and climatologists
- color-plate section (with selected extra figures provided in color at www.blackwellpublishing.com/knight).
The topics in this book have been carefully chosen to reflect current priorities in research, the interdisciplinary nature of the subject, and the developing relationship between glaciology and studies of environmental change.
Glacier Science and Environmental Change is essential reading for advanced undergraduates, postgraduate research students, and professional researchers in glaciology, geology, geography, geophysics, climatology, and related disciplines.
- comprehensive reference work examining contemporary issues in glaciology and and explores the interface between glacier science and environmental change, past, present, and future
- written by the world’s foremost authorities
- presents state-of-the-art reviews of the key topics and cutting edge case studies of the latest research
- gives an interdisciplinary synthesis of the issues that draw together the research of glaciologists and scientists from other areas such as geologists, hydrologists, and climatologists