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Published: 25 October 2018

200 Pages | 30 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198745853

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Glaciation: A Very Short Introduction

David J. A. Evans

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces glaciers and ice sheets as systems, and discusses the processes that shape them
  • Introduces the physics of glaciers, and the geomorphology and sedimentology related to glacier systems
  • Describes how we can reconstruct and interpret ancient glacial landscapes
  • Discusses the impact of glaciers on our planet in terms of erosional and depositional processes and the effects on glaciers of climate change
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million sold worldwide