Glacial Geology: Ice Sheets and Landforms

Glacial Geology: Ice Sheets and Landforms

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by Matthew R. Bennett, Neil F. Glasser
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471963445

ISBN-13: 9780471963448

Pub. Date: 04/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This book provides a modern comprehensive summary of glacial geology. During the Late Cenozoic period much of the northern hemisphere was extensively glaciated. This had a profound affect on the nature of the landscape. In order to understand this landscape one must be able to identify and interpret the glacial landforms and sediments from which it is composed. In a

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This book provides a modern comprehensive summary of glacial geology. During the Late Cenozoic period much of the northern hemisphere was extensively glaciated. This had a profound affect on the nature of the landscape. In order to understand this landscape one must be able to identify and interpret the glacial landforms and sediments from which it is composed. In a clear and precise format, this book explains these landforms and sediments and provides the reader with the tools with which to interpret them. It shows how glaciers work and how the processes of glacial erosion and deposition which operate within them are recorded.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471963448
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Pages:
376

Table of Contents

The History of Ice on Earth.
Mass Balance and the Mechanics of Ice Flow.
Glacial Meltwater.
The Processes of Glacial Erosion.
Landforms of Glacial Erosion.
Glacial Debris Transport.
Glacial Sedimentation on Land.
Landforms of Glacial Deposition on Land.
Glacial Sedimentation in Water.
Landforms of Glacial Deposition in Water.
Interpreting Glacial Landscapes.
Index.

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Glacial Geology: Ice Sheets and Landforms 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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