Download PDF by Luke Copland,Derek Mueller: Arctic Ice Shelves and Ice Islands (Springer Polar Sciences)

By Luke Copland,Derek Mueller

This booklet presents an summary of the present kingdom of data of Arctic ice cabinets, ice islands and comparable good points. Ice cabinets are everlasting parts of ice which go with the flow at the ocean floor whereas hooked up to the coast, and usually ensue in very chilly environments the place perennial sea ice builds as much as nice thickness, and/or the place glaciers move off the land and are preserved at the ocean floor. those panorama good points are rather poorly studied within the Arctic, but they're in all likelihood hugely delicate symptoms of weather swap simply because they reply to alterations in atmospheric, oceanic and glaciological stipulations. contemporary fracturing and breakup occasions of ice cabinets within the Canadian excessive Arctic have attracted major clinical and public recognition, and produced huge ice islands that may pose a chance to Arctic delivery and offshore infrastructure. a lot has been released approximately Antarctic ice cabinets, yet to this point there has no longer been a committed booklet approximately Arctic ice cabinets or ice islands. This e-book fills that gap.

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