Bibliographic Details

Sea ice : an introduction to its physics, chemistry, biology and geology / edited by David N. Thomas and Gerhard S. Dieckmann.

Imprint Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Science, 2003.
Description xiv, 402 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Language English
Subject Sea ice.
Sea ice.
Format Print, Book
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Other authors / contributors Thomas, David N. (David Neville), 1962-
Dieckmann, Gerhard.
ISBN 0632058080
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter 1. The Importance of Sea Ice: An Overview
  • Chapter 2. From the Microscopic, to the Macroscopic, to the Regional Scale: Growth, Microstructure and Properties of Sea Ice
  • Chapter 3. Dynamics versus Thermodynamics: The Sea Ice Thickness Distribution
  • Chapter 4. Large-scale Characteristics and Variability of the Global Sea Ice Cover
  • Chapter 5. Primary Production in Sea Ice
  • Chapter 6. The Microbiology of Sea Ice
  • Chapter 7. The Macrobiology of Sea Ice
  • Chapter 8. Sea Ice: A Critical Habitat for Polar Marine Mammals and Birds
  • Chapter 9. Biogeochemistry of Sea Ice
  • Chapter 10. Particulate Flux From Sea Ice in Polar Waters
  • Chapter 11. Palaeo Sea Ice Distribution--Reconstruction and Palaeoclimatic Significance
  • Glossary
  • Index