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The Drift of Sea Ice

By: M Lepparanta

325 pages, 145 col & b/w illus


Hardback | Mar 2010 | Edition: 2 | #184724 | ISBN-13: 9783642046827
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NHBS Price: £163.00 $199/€183 approx

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The science of sea ice drift through its 100-year history to the present day is explained. The text includes the geophysical theory, observations from field programs, and mathematical models.

The second edition has been revised, updated and expanded with new information and recent results in relation to the climate problem, mathematical modelling techniques and ice engineering applications.


Drift Ice Material.- Drift Ice Kinematics.- Drift Ice Rheology.- Free Drift.- Drift in the Presence of Internal Friction.- Numerical Modelling.- Role of Ice Drift.- Bibliography.- Annex 1. List of Symbols.- Annex 2. Glossary.

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