By Luke Copland,Derek Mueller

This booklet offers an outline of the present kingdom of information of Arctic ice cabinets, ice islands and comparable good points. Ice cabinets are everlasting components of ice which glide at the ocean floor whereas connected to the coast, and usually take place 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 good points are fairly poorly studied within the Arctic, but they're possibly hugely delicate signs of weather swap simply because they reply to alterations in atmospheric, oceanic and glaciological stipulations. fresh fracturing and breakup occasions of ice cabinets within the Canadian excessive Arctic have attracted major medical and public cognizance, and produced huge ice islands that can pose a threat to Arctic delivery and offshore infrastructure. a lot has been released approximately Antarctic ice cabinets, yet up to now there has no longer been a committed ebook approximately Arctic ice cabinets or ice islands. This publication fills that gap.

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