Global outlook for ice & snow /

Global Outlook for Ice and Snow provides an up-to-date, concise review of the state of the environment and the trends in ice and snow-covered regions (cryosphere) of the world. It features case studies, illustrations, graphics and maps and serves as an educational and reference publication. With a b...

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Corporate Author: United Nations Environment Programme. Division of Early Warning and Assessment.
Other Authors: Eamer, Joan (Editor), Ahlenius, Hugo., Prestrud, Pål.
Format: Government Document eBook
Language:English
Published: Nairobi, Kenya : Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA), United Nations Environmental Programme, ©2007.
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520 |a Global Outlook for Ice and Snow provides an up-to-date, concise review of the state of the environment and the trends in ice and snow-covered regions (cryosphere) of the world. It features case studies, illustrations, graphics and maps and serves as an educational and reference publication. With a broad target audience that includes decision-makers at many levels, the report looks at the significance of changes in the cryosphere to human well-being and the implications for policy. 
505 0 0 |t Foreword --  |g 1.  |t Highlights --  |g 2.  |t Why are ice and snow important to us? --  |g 3.  |t Why are ice and snow changing? --  |g 4.  |t Snow --  |g 5.  |t Ice in the sea --  |g 6.  |t Ice on the land --  |g 6A.  |t Ice sheets --  |g 6B.  |t Glaciers and ice caps --  |g 6C.  |t Ice and sea-level change --  |g 7.  |t Frozen ground --  |g 8.  |t River and lake ice --  |g 9.  |t Policy and perspectives --  |t Production and editorial team and authors --  |t Steering committee and reviewers --  |t Acknowledgements. 
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