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The international study, published in The Cryosphere, a journal of the European Geophysical Union, is intended to help better understand and evaluate Antarctica's contribution to a future rise in sea levels. The adjacent Larsen A and B ice shelves ...

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Larsen B Break-Up Triggered Faster Glacial Flow To Sea



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Larsen B Break-Up Triggered Faster Glacial Flow To Sea
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Click to enlarge. From The Cryosphere paper. Overview map of glacier basins in the Larsen B region. Background: 2009 MODIS mosaic (Haran et al., 2014). Names and size of basins in Table 1. Glacier boundaries inland are based on the ASTER DEM ...
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Water surprise: The Water Book reviewed



Water surprise: The Water Book reviewed
The Guardian
The vital interplay between the hydrosphere and the cryosphere is laid out in commanding detail, enriched by a careful eye for the technicalities and debates that are intrinsic to the research process, and made all the more compelling by the fact that ...

 

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Cryosphere books

Physics of Climate


by: Jose P. Peixoto, Abraham H. Oort
"A superb reference." Physics Today "Will become a classic text in climate research. " Physics World "Valuable to anyone who studies, models, or uses the climate of the earth." Walter Robinson, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society "Informative and authoritative on a remarkably wide range of topics." Nature Are we entering a period of global warming? Is weather predictable? Physics of Climate offers you an in-depth description of atmospheric circulation and how environmental phenomena worldwide interact in a single, unified system.
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Introduction to the Physics of the Cryosphere


by: Melody Sandells, Daniela Flocco
The cryosphere encompasses all regions of the planet that experiences water in ice form for some portion of the year. In this book, authors Melody Sandells and Daniela Flocco deliver an introduction to the physics of the cryosphere. This includes the Arctic, Antarctic, large parts of North America, Eurasia, and some parts of the Southern Hemisphere. Frozen soil, permafrost, snow, glaciers, ice sheet and ice shelves; river, lake and sea ice are all features of the Earth’s surface in the cryosphere, with snow and sea ice being among the most dynamic.
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The Cryosphere


by: Shawn J. Marshall

The cryosphere encompasses the Earth's snow and ice masses. It is a critical part of our planet's climate system, one that is especially at risk from climate change and global warming. The Cryosphere provides an essential introduction to the subject, written by one of the world's leading experts in Earth-system science.

In this primer, glaciologist Shawn Marshall introduces readers to the cryosphere and the broader role it plays in our global climate system. After giving a concise overview, he fully explains each component of the cryosphere and how it works--seasonal snow, permafrost, river and lake ice, sea ice, glaciers, ice sheets, and ice shelves.
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Global Land Ice Measurements from Space


An international team of over 150 experts provide up-to-date satellite imaging and quantitative analysis of the state and dynamics of the glaciers around the world, and they provide an in-depth review of analysis methodologies. Includes an e-published supplement.

Global Land Ice Measurements from Space - Satellite Multispectral Imaging of Glaciers (GLIMS book for short) is the leading state-of-the-art technical and interpretive presentation of satellite image data and analysis of the changing state of the world's glaciers.
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