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Juneau Icefield Research Project (1949-1958)

A Retrospective

Juneau Icefield Research Project (1949-1958)( )
Author: Heusser, Calvin J.
Series title:Developments in Quaternary Science Ser.
ISBN:978-0-444-52951-0
Publication Date:Mar 2007
Publisher:Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Imprint:Elsevier Science
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $190.00
Book Description:

The Juneau Icefield Research Project (JIRP) was formed to find a prototype area to study Alaska's coastal glaciers and trends in climatic change. For the past 57 years JIRP has conducted a systematic study of key receding and advancing glaciers, including Lemon Creek and Taku Glaciers. From this study, a model has been developed to study the mass balance of these glaciers and their relation to general atmospheric circulation. Taku's mass balance was expected to provide a meaningful...
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Book Details
Pages:254
Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / General
Science / Global Warming & Climate Change
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.25 x 11.69 x 0.61 Inches
Book Weight:2.05 Pounds



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