"It is a monumental legacy. It easily surpasses the first two editions, both in scope and in details."
Global and Planetary Change II
"This book by Paterson remains a seminal text in the field of glaciology. Now in its third edition this text persists as a benchmark book."
Quarternary Science Reviews, vol. 15, no. 4
"Like its previous editions, this book is destined to become a classic. It is readable and is a well-written addition to any geophysicist's book collection."
"This is an excellent text both for research and teaching purposes"
S. Carr, Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University