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By Luke Copland,Derek Mueller

This e-book offers an summary of the present country of data of Arctic ice cabinets, ice islands and comparable beneficial properties. Ice cabinets are everlasting parts of ice which drift at the ocean floor whereas hooked up to the coast, and usually ensue in very chilly environments the place perennial sea ice builds as much as nice thickness, and/or the place glaciers move off the land and are preserved at the ocean floor. those panorama gains are rather poorly studied within the Arctic, but they're possibly hugely delicate signs 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 realization, and produced huge ice islands that could pose a hazard to Arctic delivery and offshore infrastructure. a lot has been released approximately Antarctic ice cabinets, yet thus far there has now not been a devoted booklet approximately Arctic ice cabinets or ice islands. This publication fills that gap.

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