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Tropical glaciers

Author: Georg Kaser; Henry Osmaston
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006, ©2002.
Series: International hydrology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tropical glaciers are highly sensitive indicators of global climate but are also fresh water reservoirs in some fast developing regions. In some cases they are a permanent threat to people. This book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georg Kaser; Henry Osmaston
ISBN: 0521020964 9780521020961
OCLC Number: 141196206
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
"This digitally printed first paperback version (with corrections) 2006"--Title page verso.
Description: xx, 207 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Prologue: The story of a glacial lake --
The nature of tropical glaciers --
Modern glacier fluctuations in tropical high mountains --
Former quaternary tropical glaciers.
Series Title: International hydrology series.
Responsibility: Georg Kaser and Henry Osmaston.

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