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The mass balance of the cryosphere

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The cryosphere comprises all the frozen water and soil on the surface of the Earth. Mass Balance of the Cryosphere focuses on two key components of this environment: land ice (in the form of ice sheets, caps and glaciers) and sea ice. These components have been identified as important indicators of both short and long term climate change. Early chapters cover the theory behind field-based and satellite observations, and modelling of mass balance, providing a thorough grounding in all the concepts and issues presented later in the book. Later chapters review our current understanding of the present and predicted future mass balance of the cryosphere. This is an important reference for all scientists working in the fields of climate change, environmental sciences and glaciology. It is written by leading authors in the field, and is fully integrated to provide a coherent, cross-referenced and consistent exposition on the subject.

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Author(s):
Ed. Jonathan L. Bamber and Antony J. Payne
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
25cmx18cm
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521808952
ISBN-13:
9780521808958
Number of pages:
644
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Mass Balance of the Cyrosphere Observations and modelling of contemporary and future changes

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The cryosphere comprises all the frozen water and soil on the surface of the Earth. Mass Balance of the Cryosphere focuses on two key components of this environment: land ice (in the form of ice sheets, caps and glaciers) and sea ice. These components have been identified as important indicators of both short and long term climate change. Early chapters cover the theory behind field-based and satellite observations, and modelling of mass balance, providing a thorough grounding in all the concepts and issues presented later in the book. Later chapters review our current understanding of the present and predicted future mass balance of the cryosphere. This is an important reference for all scientists working in the fields of climate change, environmental sciences and glaciology. It is written by leading authors in the field, and is fully integrated to provide a coherent, cross-referenced and consistent exposition on the subject.

Author(s):
Ed. Jonathan L. Bamber and Antony J. Payne
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
25cmx18cm
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521808952
ISBN-13:
9780521808958
Number of pages:
644
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Mass Balance of the Cyrosphere Observations and modelling of contemporary and future changes

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