Glacier Science and Environmental Change
© 2006 by Blackwell Science Ltd
Editor(s): Peter G. Knight
Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
Print ISBN: 9781405100182
Online ISBN: 9780470750636
About this Book
Glacier Science and Environmental Change is an authoritative and comprehensive reference work on contemporary issues in glaciology. It explores the interface between glacier science and environmental change, in the past, present, and future.
Written by the world's foremost authorities in the subject and researchers at the scientific frontier where conventional wisdom of approach comes face to face with unsolved problems, this book provides:
- state-of-the-art reviews of the key topics in glaciology and related disciplines in environmental change
- cutting-edge case studies of the latest research
- an interdisciplinary synthesis of the issues that draw together the research efforts of glaciologists and scientists from other areas such as geologists, hydrologists, and climatologists
- color-plate section (with selected extra figures provided in color at www.blackwellpublishing.com/knight).
The topics in this book have been carefully chosen to reflect current priorities in research, the interdisciplinary nature of the subject, and the developing relationship between glaciology and studies of environmental change.
Glacier Science and Environmental Change is essential reading for advanced undergraduates, postgraduate research students, and professional researchers in glaciology, geology, geography, geophysics, climatology, and related disciplines.