Glaciers of Georgia

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Glaciers of Georgia
  • Forlagets pris kr. 1.399,95
  • Leveringstid 2-4 uger
  • Forventet levering 27-06-2018
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    1. Beskrivelse

      This book gives the most detailed and comprehensive insights into the morphology, morphometry and dynamics of glaciers in the Georgian Caucasus region up to date. 1 Hardback 127 Illustrations, color; 2 Illustrations, black and white; XIII, 167 p. 129 illus., 127 illus. in color.

      Udgivelsesdato:
      06-02-2017
      Leveringstid:
      2-4 uger
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    2. Yderligere info
      Udgivelsesdato:
      06-02-2017
      Sprog:
      Engelsk
      ISBN13:
      9783319505701
      Sidetal:
      216
      Vægt:
      550
      Højde:
      16
      Bredde:
      178
      Længde:
      254
      Mærkat:
      Bog, hardback
      Format:
      Hardback
      Udgave:
      1st ed. 2017
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        This book gives the most detailed and comprehensive insights into the morphology, morphometry and dynamics of glaciers in the Georgian Caucasus region up to date. It examines the variability of valley glaciers after the Little Ice Age maximum and identifies glacial dynamics during historical periods. The reconstruction of glaciation in the Late Pleistocene and Holocene was conducted based on long lasting detailed glacial-geomorphological observations by the author. It further analyses moraine structures, river terraces, geodynamics of the relief, and snow and firn line locations derived from field surveys in most glacier basins in the southern and northern slopes of the Georgian Caucasus. A whole set of methodological approaches was applied including remote sensing and GIS, glacio-geomorphological, cartographical, aerial image processing and petrographic methods, unveiling accurate information about glaciers difficult to access, e.g. in the Abkhazeti and Tskhinvali regions. The book provides a full database of Georgia's modern glaciation and displays a set of compiled maps of the distribution of the Late Pleistocene glaciation of the Georgian Caucasus.

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