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
Published: Nairobi, Kenya : Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA), United Nations Environmental Programme, ©2007.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • 1. Highlights
  • 2. Why are ice and snow important to us?
  • 3. Why are ice and snow changing?
  • 4. Snow
  • 5. Ice in the sea
  • 6. Ice on the land
  • 6A. Ice sheets
  • 6B. Glaciers and ice caps
  • 6C. Ice and sea-level change
  • 7. Frozen ground
  • 8. River and lake ice
  • 9. Policy and perspectives
  • Production and editorial team and authors
  • Steering committee and reviewers
  • Acknowledgements.