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Author Hewitt, Kenneth, author.
Title Glaciers of the Karakoram Himalaya : glacial environments, processes, hazards and resources / Kenneth Hewitt.
Publication Info. Dordrecht : Springer, [2014]
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Advances in Asian human-environmental research.
Contents The Regional Context -- Snow, Ice and Verticality in the Karakoram -- Karakoram Glaciers: Types and Terrain -- Glacier Mass Balance I: Snowfall and Glacier Nourishment -- Glacier Mass Balance II: Ablation -- Mass Balance Regimes -- Dynamics of Snow and Ice in Glacier Basins -- Landforms of the Karakoram and Glacierized Areas -- Surge-Type Glaciers -- Glacial Impoundments and Outburst Floods -- Rock Glaciers and Related Phenomena -- Glaciers and Climate Change -- Glaciers in Human Life.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Glaciers -- Karakoram Range.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Hewitt, Kenneth, author. Glaciers of the Karakoram Himalaya 9789400763104
ISBN 9789400763111 (electronic bk.)
9400763115 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.1007/978-94-007-6311-1 doi
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