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Global outlook for ice & snow / [editor, Joan Eamer ; maps and graphics, Hugo Ahlenius; authors, Pål Prestrud ... et al.].

Imprint Nairobi, Kenya : Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA), United Nations Environment Programme, c2007.
Description 235 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 21 cm.
Language English
Subject Snow -- Environmental aspects.
Ice -- Environmental aspects.
Snow -- Forecasting.
Ice -- Forecasting.
Climatic changes
Mountains -- Environmental aspects.
Neige -- Aspect de l'environnement.
Glace -- Aspect de l'environnement.
Neige -- Prévision.
Glace -- Prévision.
Climat -- Changements -- Aspect de l'environnement.
Environnement -- Arctique.
Montagnes -- Aspect de l'environnement.
Climatic changes.
Ice -- Environmental aspects.
Ice -- Forecasting.
Mountains -- Environmental aspects.
Snow -- Environmental aspects.
Snow -- Forecasting.
Arctic regions -- Environmental conditions.
Arctic Regions.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
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Varying Form of Title Global outlook for ice and snow
Other authors / contributors Eamer, Joan.
Ahlenius, Hugo.
Prestrud, Pål.
United Nations Environment Programme. Division of Early Warning and Assessment.
ISBN 9280727990
Notes Errata slip inserted.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also available on the internet.
System requirements for online version: Adobe Acrobat.
Summary Ice, snow and climate change are closely linked; this publication investigates those linkages. It also presents information on the trends in ice and snow, the outlook for this century and beyond and the consequences to ecosystems and human well-being of these changes. Written by more than 70 scientists from around the world, it covers all parts of the cryosphere (the world of ice): snow, land ice, sea ice, river and lake ice, and frozen ground.


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