Bibliographic Details

Sea ice / edited by David N. Thomas and Gerhard S. Dieckmann.

Edition 2nd ed.
Imprint Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2010.
Description xv, 621 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Language English
Subject Sea ice.
Sea ice.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7995553
Other authors / contributors Thomas, David N. (David Neville), 1962-
Dieckmann, Gerhard.
ISBN 9781405185806 (hardback : alk. paper)
1405185805 (hardback : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Foreword
  • Chapter 1. The Importance of Sea Ice: An Overview
  • Chapter 2. Growth, Structure and Properties of Sea Ice
  • Chapter 3. Sea Ice and Oceanography
  • Chapter 4. Dynamics versus Thermodynamics: The Sea Ice Thickness Distribution
  • Chapter 5. Snow and Sea Ice
  • Chapter 6. Variability and Trends of the Global Sea Ice Cover
  • Chapter 7. Sea Ice Bacteria and Viruses
  • Chapter 8. Primary Producers and Sea Ice
  • Chapter 9. Heterotrophic Protists Associated with Sea Ice
  • Chapter 10. Sea Ice Meio- and Macrofauna
  • Chapter 11. Sea Ice: A Critical Habitat for Polar Marine Mammals and Birds
  • Chapter 12. Biogeochemistry of Sea Ice
  • Chapter 13. Palaeo Sea Ice Distribution and Reconstruction Derived from the Geological Record
  • Chapter 14. Sea Ice in Non-Polar Regions
  • Chapter 15. Sea Ice and Astrobiology
  • Glossary
  • Index