15. The Changing Canadian Cryosphere, Globalization and Global Environmental Change

  1. Hugh French1 and
  2. Olav Slaymaker2
  1. Olav Slaymaker2 and
  2. Hugh French1

Published Online: 30 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950172.ch15

Changing Cold Environments: A Canadian Perspective

Changing Cold Environments: A Canadian Perspective

How to Cite

Slaymaker, O. and French, H. (2011) The Changing Canadian Cryosphere, Globalization and Global Environmental Change, in Changing Cold Environments: A Canadian Perspective (eds H. French and O. Slaymaker), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950172.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Ottawa, Canada

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Ottawa, Canada

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699683

Online ISBN: 9781119950172

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Keywords:

  • changing Canadian cryosphere and global environmental change;
  • phase changes in cryospheric components;
  • global environmental change, systemic and cumulative;
  • spatial and temporal scales in geomorphology;
  • The Arctic (Inuit), Subarctic (Dene) culture areas, NWT and Yukon;
  • Canada's land-claim negotiations, political, social and cultural rights;
  • continuously changing cryosphere;
  • adaptive management, a strategy;
  • cryosphere changes, and sustainability not the only answer to this;
  • adaptive capacity of Canada's northern and mountain residents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Question of Scale

  • Adaptive Management

  • Globalization

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Discussion Questions

  • Some Useful Internet Sources