The Physics of Glaciers, by Paterson, W.S.B.
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- ISBN: 9780080379456 | 0080379451
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 11/1/1994
This updated and expanded version of the second edition explains the physical principles underlying the behaviour of glaciers and ice sheets. The text has been revised in order to keep pace with the extensive developments which have occurred since 1981. A new chapter, of major interest, concentrates on the deformation of subglacial till. The book concludes with a chapter on information regarding past climate and atmospheric composition obtainable from ice cores.