Islands of the Arctic

Islands of the Arctic

by Julian Dowdeswell, Michael Hambrey
     
 

A stunning visual guide to one of Earth's last wilderness areas - the Arctic.See more details below

Overview

A stunning visual guide to one of Earth's last wilderness areas - the Arctic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521813334
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
933,154
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: the geography of the Arctic Islands; 2. Evolution of the Arctic Islands; 3. Weather, climate and atmospheric effects; 4. Glaciers and ice sheets; 5. Icebergs and sea ice; 6. Frost action; 7. Arctic coasts, rivers and lakes; 8. The biotic environment: fauna and flora; 9. Indigenous peoples, exploration and environmental islands.

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