cryosphere system in the context of global environmental change
driven by human activity and climate.
Considers all six aspects of the cryosphere ? ice sheets,
glacier ice, permafrost, river and lake ice, sea ice and snow
? in the context of global environmental change driven by
human activity and climate.
Describes a new concept of cryosphere transience and landscape
transition which links climate, hydrology, ecology and
Looks at the evidence, process, and patterns of cryosphere
change, on local and global scales.
Provides a wealth of data to inform the current global
environmental change debate.
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