Description / Table of Contents:
The book presents results of glaciological investigations, performed for the last 10 - 15 years by the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences. The matters discussed are: the snow cover influence on the heat exchange with underlying surface, the hydrothermal state and regime of glaciers, ice core as a source of palaeoclimatic information, the Holocene past of glaciers, the GIS modeling of the glaciosphere, glaciological forecast, and probable degradation of glaciation of the North Eurasia in the immediate future, caused by the present-day global warming. This publication can be of interest for specialists in area of environmental studies, as well as for students and teachers of geographical and geological faculties of universities.
Type of Medium:
Monograph available for loan
366 S. : Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.