Arctic Ice Shelves and Ice Islands

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ISBN: 978-94-024-1099-0 (Print) 978-94-024-1101-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Distribution and Characteristics of Arctic Ice Shelves

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-21

      Arctic Ice Shelves: An Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 23-54

      The Ellesmere Ice Shelves, Nunavut, Canada

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      Pages 55-74

      Eurasian Arctic Ice Shelves and Tidewater Ice Margins

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      Pages 75-106

      Greenland Ice Shelves and Ice Tongues

  3. Physical Processes and Historical Changes of Arctic Ice Shelves

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-148

      Changes in Canadian Arctic Ice Shelf Extent Since 1906

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      Pages 149-183

      The Surface Mass Balance of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf and Ward Hunt Ice Rise, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada

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      Pages 185-205

      Holocene History of Arctic Ice Shelves

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      Pages 207-226

      An Overview of Paleoenvironmental Techniques for the Reconstruction of Past Arctic Ice Shelf Dynamics

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      Pages 227-260

      Arctic Ice Shelf Ecosystems

  4. Arctic Ice Shelf Calving Processes and Ice Islands

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 261-261

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      Pages 263-285

      Factors Contributing to Recent Arctic Ice Shelf Losses

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      Pages 287-316

      Ice Island Drift Mechanisms in the Canadian High Arctic

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      Pages 317-342

      Recent Changes in Sea Ice Plugs Along the Northern Canadian Arctic Archipelago

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      Pages 343-366

      The Military Importance and Use of Ice Islands During the Cold War

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      Pages 367-393

      Russian Drifting Stations on Arctic Ice Islands

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      Pages 395-415

      Risk Analysis and Hazards of Ice Islands

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 417-422