|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Richard Armstrong is a Senior Research Scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, the World Data Center for Glaciology and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science at the University of Colorado. His current research includes remote sensing and evaluation of fluctuations in snow cover and glaciers as indicators of climate change.
Eric Brun is Head of Research at Météo-France and Director of the Centre National de Recherche Météorologiques. He is a specialist in snow and avalanches and developed original methods to assess the impact of climate change on snow cover and alpine rivers.
Table of ContentsPreface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction Richard L. Armstrong and Ross Brown; 2. Physical processes within the snow cover and their parameterization Rachel E. Jordan, Mary Remley, Albert and Eric Brun; 3. Snow-atmosphere energy and mass balance John C. King, John W. Pomeroy, Donald M. Gray, Charles Fierz, Richard J. Harding, Rachel E. Jordan, Christian Plüss, Paul M. B. Föhn and Eric Martin; 4. Snow cover parameterizations and modeling Eric Brun, Zong-Liang Yang, Richard Essery and Judah Cohen; 5. Snow cover data: Sources and products Ross Brown and Richard L. Armstrong; Index.