Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters provides you with the latest scientific developments in glacier surges and melting, ice shelf collapses, paleo-climate reconstruction, sea level rise, climate change implications, causality, impacts, preparedness, and mitigation. It takes a geo-scientific approach to the topic while also covering current thinking about directly related social scientific issues that can adversely affect ecosystems and global economies.
Puts the contributions from expert oceanographers, geologists, geophysicists, environmental scientists, and climatologists selected by a world-renowned editorial board in your hands
Presents the latest research on causality, glacial surges, ice-shelf collapses, sea level rise, climate change implications, and more
Numerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations and photographs of hazardous processes will be included
Features new insights into the implications of climate change on increased melting, collapsing, flooding, methane emissions, and sea level rise