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Encyclopedia of snow, ice and glaciers

Author: V P Singh; Pratap Singh, (Hydrologist); Umesh K Haritashya
Publisher: New York [New York] : Springer, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2011. 2014.
Series: Encyclopedia of earth sciences series (Springer (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This encyclopedia mainly focuses on the various aspects of snow, ice and glaciers, but also covers other cryospheric branches, and provides up-to-date information and basic concepts on relevant topics. This book can serve as a source of reference at the undergraduate and graduate level and help better understand snow, ice and glaciers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xlii, 1253 pages : illustrations, maps
(DLC) 2011922317
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: V P Singh; Pratap Singh, (Hydrologist); Umesh K Haritashya
ISBN: 9781784026950 1784026956
OCLC Number: 891677474
Description: 1 online resource (469 entries) : 665 images.
Contents: About the Encyclopedia of earth sciences series --
Contributors --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Guide to the Reader --
Topical entries A to Z.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of earth sciences series (Springer (Firm))
Other Titles: Snow, ice and glaciers
Responsibility: edited by Vijay P. Singh, Pratap Singh, Umesh K. Haritashya.

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The earth's cryosphere, which includes snow, glaciers, ice caps, ice sheets, ice shelves, sea ice, river and lake ice, and permafrost, contains about 75% of the earth's fresh water.  Read more...

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