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Glacial systems and landforms : a virtual interactive experience / by Ryan C. Bell.

Ryan C Bell

New York : Anthem Press, an imprint of Wimbledon Publishing Company, 2013.

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  • Title:
    Glacial systems and landforms : a virtual interactive experience / by Ryan C. Bell.
  • Author: Ryan C Bell
  • Subjects: SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Hydrology; Glacial landforms; Glaciology; Glacial landforms; Glaciology; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 551.31
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: New York : Anthem Press, an imprint of Wimbledon Publishing Company, 2013.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Glacial Systems and Landforms_9780857280619; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; LIST OF FIGURES; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK: A NOTE TO THE STUDENT AND TEACHER; Google Earth Instructions; Step 1: Download Google Earth; Step 2: Learn to navigate; Step 3: Learn to search for locations; Step 4: Learn to change the elevation exaggeration; Step 5: Learn to use the ruler tool; 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 Review; Key terms; Concept review and critical thinking; Google Earth analysis; Instructions; 2 WHAT IS A GLACIER?; Definition; Mass Balance; Area of accumulation; Why is glacial ice blue?
    Contents: Area of ablationMass balance fluctuations; Chapter 2 Review; Key terms; Concept review and critical thinking; Google Earth analysis; Instructions; 3 TYPES AND LOCATIONS OF GLACIERS; Topographic Classifications; Alpine glaciers; Continental glaciers; Temperature Classifications; Warm glaciers; Cold glaciers; Polythermal glaciers; Chapter 3 Review; Key terms; Concept review and critical thinking; Google Earth analysis; Instructions; 4 HOW DO GLACIERS MOVE?; Mechanisms of Ice Flow; Internal deformation; Basal sliding; Bed deformation; Rates of Movement; Longitudinal movement; Transverse movement.
    Contents: Chapter 4 ReviewKey terms; Concept review and critical thinking; Google Earth analysis; Instructions; 5 ICE STRUCTURES; Surface Ice Structures; Ogives; Crevasses; Subsurface Ice Structures; Layers of accumulation; Foliation, folding and faulting; Chapter 5 Review; Key terms; Concept review and critical thinking; Google Earth analysis; Instructions; 6 GLACIAL EROSION; Glacial Debris Entrainment; Supraglacial sources; Subglacial sources; Erosional Processes; Abrasion; Plucking; Basal meltwater; Chapter 6 Review; Key terms; Concept review and critical thinking; 7 LANDFORMS OF GLACIAL EROSION.
    Contents: Intermediate-Scale Features of Glacial ErosionRoches moutonnées; Whalebacks; Large-Scale Features of Glacial Erosion; Glacial troughs and fjords; Hanging valleys; Cirques, arêtes and horns; Chapter 7 Review; Key terms; Concept review and critical thinking; Google Earth analysis; Instructions; 8 GLACIAL DEPOSITION; Types of Glacial Deposition; Direct glacial deposition; Indirect glacial deposition; Chapter 8 Review; Key terms; Concept review and critical thinking; 9 LANDFORMS OF GLACIAL DEPOSITION; Landforms Created in an Ice-Marginal Position; Terminal and recessional moraines.
    Contents: Lateral and medial morainesLandforms Created in a Subglacial Position; Drumlins; Eskers; Ice Contact Features; Kames; Kettles; Chapter 9 Review; Key terms; Concept review and critical thinking; Google Earth analysis; Instructions; 10 ICE AGES AND INTERGLACIAL PERIODS; Natural Causes of Climate Change; Changes in solar output; Changes in the Earth's motions; Plate tectonics; Changes in atmospheric composition; How Do Scientists Study Climate Change?; Ice core analysis; Deep-sea cores; Pollen evidence; Atmospheric measurements; The Pleistocene Ice Age; Sea-level change; The Great Lakes.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0857280899 (ebk); ISBN 9780857280893 (ebk); BNB GBB6I9049; System number: 017989690
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xx, 115 pages) : illustrations.
  • Series: Anthem Learning Geography
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.82821
  • UIN: BLL01017989690

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