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Fate of Greenland Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change

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ISBN-10: 0262015641

ISBN-13: 9780262015646

Edition: 2011

Authors: Philip W. Conkling, Richard Alley, Wallace S. Broecker, George H. Denton

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Viewed from above, Greenland offers an endless vista of whiteness interrupted only by scattered ponds of azure-colored melt water. Ninety percent of Greenland is covered by ice; its ice sheet, the largest outside Antarctica, stretches almost 1,000 miles from north to south and 600 miles from east to west. But this stark view of ice and snow is changing-and changing rapidly. Greenland's ice sheet is melting; the dazzling, photogenic display of icebergs breaking off Greenland's rapidly melting glaciers has become a tourist attraction. The Fate of Greenlanddocuments Greenland's warming with dramatic color photographs and investigates Greenland's climate history for clues about what happens…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/25/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 8.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English