Modern glacial environments : processes, dynamics, and sediments /

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Imprint:Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1995.
Description:xxvi, 621 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Series:Glacial environments ; v. 1
Subject:Glaciers.
Glaciers.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2453602
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Other authors / contributors:Menzies, John.
ISBN:0750623519 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-590) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Glacial environments
  • Global glacial chronologies and causes of glaciation
  • Ice sheet modelling
  • Glaciers and ice sheets
  • The dynamics of ice flow
  • Hydrology of glaciers
  • Erosion
  • Transportation
  • Terrestrial deposition
  • Glaciotectonism
  • Glaciolacustrine environments
  • Modern glaciomarine environments
  • Glacial crushing, weathering and diagenetic histories of quartz grains inferred from scanning electron microscopy
  • Indexes