Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in glacier surges and melting, ice shelf collapses, paleo-climate reconstruction, sea level rise, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness, and mitigation. It takes a geo-scientific approach to the topic while also covering current thinking about directly related social scientific issues that can adversely affect ecosystems and global economies.
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- Puts the contributions from expert oceanographers, geologists, geophysicists, environmental scientists, and climatologists selected by a world-renowned editorial board in your hands
- Presents the latest research on causality, glacial surges, ice-shelf collapses, sea level rise, climate change implications, and more
- Numerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations and photographs of hazardous processes will be included
- Features new insights into the implications of climate change on increased melting, collapsing, flooding, methane emissions, and sea level rise
|Size: ||65.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||Academic Press|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9780123964731 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|