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The physics of glaciers, by W.S.B. Paterson

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glaciers

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB 2403 P279 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination380 p. ill., maps
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21994232M
    ISBN 100080240054

    The Physics of Glaciers by Paterson, W. S. B. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Dr Paterson's introduction to glacier studies was with the British North Greenland Expedition in He emigrated to Canada in and between and studied glaciers in the Canadian Arctic and the Rocky Mountains, mainly under the auspices of the Canadian Government's Polar Continental Shelf Project.

    Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): r (external link). The physics of glaciers. [W S B Paterson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for An explanation of the physical principles underlying the behaviour of glaciers and ice sheets. The book concludes with a chapter on the information about past climate and atmospheric composition.

    William Stanley Bryce (Stan) Paterson (20 May October ) was a leading British mined glacial cores which then provided climate data for the world's last , years. Academic career. In , Paterson joined the British North Greenland Expedition as a surveyor.. In , Paterson joined an expedition to South Georgia where he was involved in . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Paterson, W.S.B. Physics of glaciers. Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type.


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