Dynamics of ice sheets and glaciers /

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Author / Creator:Greve, Ralf.
Imprint:Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2009.
Description:1 online resource (xiv, 287 p.) : ill.
Language:English
Series:Advances in geophysical and environmental mechanics and mathematics, 1866-8348
Advances in Geophysical and Environmental Mechanics and Mathematics.
Subject:Glaciers.
Ice sheets.
Gletscher -- Kontinuumsmechanik -- Numerisches Modell.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Sedimentology & Stratigraphy.
Gletscher.
Kontinuumsmechanik.
Numerisches Modell.
Glaciers.
Ice sheets.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8891846
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Other authors / contributors:Blatter, Heinz.
ISBN:9783642034152 (e-isbn)
3642034152 (e-isbn)
9783642034145
3642034144
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-272) and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other form:Print version: Greve, Ralf. Dynamics of ice sheets and glaciers. Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2009 9783642034633
Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Ice in the Climate System; Vectors, Tensors and Their Representation; Elements of Continuum Mechanics; Constitutive Equations for Polycrystalline Ice; Large-Scale Dynamics of Ice Sheets; Large-Scale Dynamics of Ice Shelves; Dynamics of Glacier Flow; Glacial Isostasy; Advanced Topics; Conclusions, Summary and Outlook; References Cited or Recommended; List of Symbols; List of Acronyms; Index.