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Glaciers & glaciation

Author: Douglas I Benn; David J A Evans
Publisher: London ; New York : Arnold ; New York : Wiley, 1998.
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Either directly or indirectly, glaciers and glaciation affect a large proportion of this planet's population. This text provides a synthesis of the nature, origin and behaviour of glacier systems and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas I Benn; David J A Evans
ISBN: 0340653035 9780340653036 0340584319 9780340584316 0470236515 9780470236512 0470236507 9780470236505
OCLC Number: 38329570
Description: vii, 734 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Glaciers. 1. Glacier Systems. 2. Snow, Ice and Climate. 3. Glaciers and Meltwater. 4. Glacier Motion. 5. Subglacial Processes. 6. Supraglacial and Englacial Environments. 7. Terrestrial Ice-Marginal Environments. 8. Glacilacustrine and Glacimarine Environments --
pt. 2. Glaciation. 9. Erosional Forms and Landscapes. 10. Sediment Facies. 11. Sediment-Landform Associations. 12. Landsystems and Megageomorphology. App. I. Notations used in formulae --
App. II. Grain size scales.
Other Titles: Glaciers and glaciation
Responsibility: Douglas I. Benn and David J.A. Evans.
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...the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and professional work available on this topic... This is a masterpiece...beyond competition. -- Choice This is a masterpiece. -- Choice, July 1998 ...beyond Read more...

 
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