This book describes the progress that has been made in the study of the process of ice rafting. It includes chapters on the concept of ice rafting and ice rafting and climate change. The main focus of the book is the reconstruction of past ice drift directions and their significance for an understanding of the global oceanic and atmospheric circulation.
1. Introduction * 2. An historic perspective * 3. The concept of ice rafting * 4. Ice rafting and climate change * 5. The Norwegian Greenland Sea ice rafted record * 6. Ice rafting in the Arctic Ocean * 7. Relationship between ice drift and surface ocean and atmospheric circulation * 8. Summary; ice rafting, ocean circulation and climate change * 9. Major Findings * 10. Acknowledgements.