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Record #174538:

Understanding mountain glaciers / John McM. Moore.

Title: Understanding mountain glaciers / John McM. Moore.
Author(s): Moore, John McM.
Date: 2005.
In: Alpine Journal. (2005.), Vol. 110(354) (2005)
Abstract: Semi-technical introduction to glaciers, illustrated with photographs from European Alps. Provides context for reports of current mountain glacier retreat and in which to understand various phenomena that contribute to glacier-related accidents. Covers: glacial history; composition and behaviour; types, systems and mechanisms; ice movement; ice falls and crevasses; and glacier surface features (moraine, ogives, cryoconites, etc.)
Notes:

Alpine Journal. Vol. 110(354) :172-184 (2005).

Keywords: 551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.324 -- Land ice.
551.324.22 -- Glaciers.
551.324.2 -- Types of land ice.
551.324.4 -- Land ice, mass and energy balance.
551.324.5 -- Land ice, flow.
551.324.63 -- Land ice, advance and retreat.
551.583 -- Climatic changes.
551.324.85 -- Crevasses.
551.324.8 -- Land ice, structure and surface features.
624.144 -- Damage caused by snow and ice.
551.332.52 -- Moraines, terminal and recessional.
551.324.88 -- Land ice, ablation phenomena.
E5 -- Glaciology: land ice.
(234.3) -- Alps.
SPRI record no.: 174538

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