Field Techniques in Glaciology and Glacial Geomorphology / Edition 1

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This book is essential for 2nd/3rd year undergraduate students of Physical Geography, Environmental Science and Earth Science, taking courses in glaciology, glacial geomorphology and glacial geology. It is an excellent reference for professional glaciologists, geologists, environmental consultants, engineers, geophysicists and lecturers, researchers and postgraduates working and teaching in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470844267
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/27/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.51 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Planning and conducting glaciological fieldwork 15
3 Glacier ice : character, sampling and analysis 30
4 Glacier meltwater : character, sampling and analysis 65
5 Hot-water borehole drilling and borehole instrumentation 115
6 Ice radar 148
7 Glacier mass balance and motion 179
8 Glacigenic sediments 217
9 Mapping glaciers and glacial landforms 269
10 Monitoring and reconstructing glacier fluctuations 331
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