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Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters Wilfried Haeberli

Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters

Wilfried Haeberli

Published November 6th 2014
ISBN : 9780123948496
Hardcover
812 pages
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Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in glacier surges and melting, ice shelf collapses, paleo-climate reconstruction, sea level rise, climate change implications, causality,MoreSnow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in glacier surges and melting, ice shelf collapses, paleo-climate reconstruction, sea level rise, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness, and mitigation. It takes a geo-scientific approach to the topic while also covering current thinking about directly related social scientific issues that can adversely affect ecosystems and global economies.Puts the contributions from expert oceanographers, geologists, geophysicists, environmental scientists, and climatologists selected by a world-renowned editorial board in your handsPresents the latest research on causality, glacial surges, ice-shelf collapses, sea level rise, climate change implications, and moreNumerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations andphotographs of hazardous processes will be includedFeatures new insights into the implications of climate change on increased melting, collapsing, flooding, methane emissions, and sea level rise