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Cold region hazards and risks

Author: C A Whiteman
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2011.
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"Cold Region Hazards and Risks is a unique, timely and engaging text with wide ranging geographical coverage. The book brings together information on a vast array of hazards associated with ice and snow, spanning both well-known phenomenon such as avalanches and the less familiar including river ice jams and ice storms.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C A Whiteman
ISBN: 9780470029275 0470029277 9780470029282 0470029285
OCLC Number: 649700157
Description: xiv, 366 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Arctic Sea ice --
Ice sheets : Antarctica and Greenland --
Icebergs --
Glaciers --
Glacier lake outburst floods (GLOFs) --
Permafrost --
Snow avalanches --
River ice : ice jams and ice roads --
Winter storms : ice storms and blizzards.
Responsibility: Colin A. Whiteman.
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