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Ice Sheets

Out of Print

By: Terence J Hughes

343 pages, 8 b/w photos, 176 figs, maps

Oxford University Press USA

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #83379 | ISBN: 0195069641
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About this book

Presents the dynamics of Quaternary ice sheets, linking them to the dynamics of Quaternary climatic change, including abrupt change. Provides a glaciological contribution toward understanding climate.


Contents

1. A New Paradigm for the Ice Age; 2. Living in an Ice Age; 3. Clues from Antarctica; 4. The Dynamics of Ice Sheets; 5. Sheet Flow; 6. Stream Flow; 7. Ice Shelves; 8. Ice Calving; 9. The Last Glaciation; 10. The Coming Glaciation; References

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