Arctic Ice Shelves and Ice Islands (Springer Polar Sciences) - download pdf or read online

By Luke Copland,Derek Mueller

This e-book presents an summary of the present kingdom of information of Arctic ice cabinets, ice islands and comparable beneficial properties. Ice cabinets are everlasting parts of ice which go with the flow at the ocean floor whereas connected to the coast, and customarily ensue in very chilly environments the place perennial sea ice builds as much as nice thickness, and/or the place glaciers stream off the land and are preserved at the ocean floor. those panorama positive factors are really poorly studied within the Arctic, but they're probably hugely delicate signs of weather swap simply because they reply to adjustments in atmospheric, oceanic and glaciological stipulations. fresh fracturing and breakup occasions of ice cabinets within the Canadian excessive Arctic have attracted major medical and public cognizance, and produced huge ice islands that may pose a probability to Arctic transport and offshore infrastructure. a lot has been released approximately Antarctic ice cabinets, yet so far there has no longer been a devoted e-book approximately Arctic ice cabinets or ice islands. This booklet fills that gap.

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