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Glacial Environments


By: Michael J Hambrey

296 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs

University College London Press

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #32172 | ISBN: 1857280040
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32171 | ISBN: 1857280059
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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.


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 sea

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