Ice in the Ocean

Ice in the Ocean

By: Peter Wadhams (author)Hardback

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ICe in the Ocean examines sea ice and icebergs and their role in the global climate system. It is comprehensive textbook suitablefor students, pure and applied researchers, and anyone interested in the polar oceans; the distribution of sea ice; the mechanisms of growth, development and decay; the thermodynamics and dynamics of sea ice; sea ice deformation and ridge-building; the role of marginal ice zones; the characteristics of icebergs; and the part played by sea ice in the climate system and in the transport of pollutants. An extensive reference list and recommendations for further reading and numerous illustrations, and add to the usefulness of the text.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 31/10/2000
  • ISBN13: 9789056992965
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 364
  • ID: 9789056992965
  • weight: 1038
  • ISBN10: 9056992961

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