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Publisher Description

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.Puts the contributions from expert oceanographers, geologists, geophysicists, environmental scientists, and climatologists selected by a world-renowned editorial board in your handsPresents the latest research on causality, glacial surges, ice-shelf collapses, sea level rise, climate change implications, and moreNumerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations and photographs of hazardous processes will be includedFeatures new insights into the implications of climate change on increased melting, collapsing, flooding, methane emissions, and sea level rise

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2014
October 27
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
812
Pages
PUBLISHER
Elsevier Science
SELLER
Elsevier Ltd.
SIZE
78.6
MB

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