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By Luke Copland,Derek Mueller

This ebook offers an outline of the present nation of information of Arctic ice cabinets, ice islands and comparable positive factors. Ice cabinets are everlasting parts of ice which drift at the ocean floor whereas hooked up to the coast, and customarily happen in very chilly environments the place perennial sea ice builds as much as nice thickness, and/or the place glaciers circulation off the land and are preserved at the ocean floor. those panorama positive factors are particularly poorly studied within the Arctic, but they're in all probability hugely delicate symptoms of weather swap simply because they reply to adjustments in atmospheric, oceanic and glaciological stipulations. fresh fracturing and breakup occasions of ice cabinets within the Canadian excessive Arctic have attracted major clinical and public awareness, and produced huge ice islands that may pose a possibility to Arctic transport and offshore infrastructure. a lot has been released approximately Antarctic ice cabinets, yet to this point there has now not been a devoted publication approximately Arctic ice cabinets or ice islands. This booklet fills that gap.

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