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Glacier hazards

by Lance Tufnell

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciers.,
  • Hazardous geographic environments.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLance Tufnell.
    SeriesTopics in applied geography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB2405 .T83 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p. :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3503590M
    ISBN 100582300657
    LC Control Number82023960

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Introduction About 10% of Earth’s surface is covered by glacier ice, and about 99% of this glacier cover is in Greenland and ://   Glacier hazards such as glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) and avalanches/landslides affect populations in mountain regions worldwide.

And threats remain pressing as GLOFs and other glacier hazards are exacerbated with climate change and glacier shrinkage, as the most recent IPCC special report on oceans and the cryosphere demonstrates clearly. from book Geographic information systems (GIS) and natural hazards (pp) To investigate the evolution of glacier hazards and evaluate the glacier thinning rate, we also used UAV data Glacier- and permafrost-related hazards represent a continuous threat to human lives and infrastructure in high mountain regions.

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