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Copland, Luke

Arctic Ice Shelves and Ice Islands

Copland, Luke - Arctic Ice Shelves and Ice Islands, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Distribution and Characteristics of Arctic Ice Shelves

1. Arctic Ice Shelves: An Introduction
Julian A. Dowdeswell, Martin O. Jeffries

2. The Ellesmere Ice Shelves, Nunavut, Canada
Martin O. Jeffries

3. Eurasian Arctic Ice Shelves and Tidewater Ice Margins
Julian A. Dowdeswell

4. Greenland Ice Shelves and Ice Tongues
Niels Reeh

Part II. Physical Processes and Historical Changes of Arctic Ice Shelves

5. Changes in Canadian Arctic Ice Shelf Extent Since 1906
Derek Mueller, Luke Copland, Martin O. Jeffries

6. The Surface Mass Balance of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf and Ward Hunt Ice Rise, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada
Carsten Braun

7. Holocene History of Arctic Ice Shelves
John H. England, David A. Evans, Thomas R. Lakeman

8. An Overview of Paleoenvironmental Techniques for the Reconstruction of Past Arctic Ice Shelf Dynamics
Dermot Antoniades

9. Arctic Ice Shelf Ecosystems
Anne D. Jungblut, Derek Mueller, Warwick F. Vincent

Part III. Arctic Ice Shelf Calving Processes and Ice Islands

10. Factors Contributing to Recent Arctic Ice Shelf Losses
Luke Copland, Colleen Mortimer, Adrienne White, Miriam Richer McCallum, Derek Mueller

11. Ice Island Drift Mechanisms in the Canadian High Arctic
Wesley Wychen, Luke Copland

12. Recent Changes in Sea Ice Plugs Along the Northern Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Sierra Pope, Luke Copland, Bea Alt

13. The Military Importance and Use of Ice Islands During the Cold War
William F. Althoff

14. Russian Drifting Stations on Arctic Ice Islands
Igor M. Belkin, Sergey A. Kessel

15. Risk Analysis and Hazards of Ice Islands
Mark Fuglem, Ian Jordaan

Keywords: Geography, Polar Geography, Geophysics and Environmental Physics, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Nature Conservation, Earth Sciences, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Springer Polar Sciences
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789402411010
Printed ISBN
978-94-024-1099-0

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