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ISBN-10: 0748740007

ISBN-13: 9780748740000

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Peter G. Knight

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

#60;b#62;Dr Peter Knight#60;/b#62; was brought up in Birmingham, England, and educated in geography and glaciology at the Universities of Oxford and Aberdeen. He teaches physical geography at Keele University, and carries out research in glaciology and glacial geomorphology both in the laboratory and at field sites in Iceland, Greenland, and the UK.

Glaciers and the global system
Formation and mass balance of glaciers
Material, chemical and thermal properties of glaciers
Structure and morphology of glaciers
Glacier hydrology
Movement of glaciers
Glacier fluctuations
Glacial sediment transfer and geomorphology
Glacier hazards and resources
Ice cores
Research directions in glaciology