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By Roger LeB. Hooke

This publication, first released in 2005, presents scholars and practicing glaciologists with the instruments they should comprehend smooth glaciology. fairly uncomplicated innovations are brought first, by way of mathematically extra refined chapters. an information of easy calculus is believed, yet very important innovations of actual tactics are built from ordinary rules. Emphasis is put on connections among glossy learn in glaciology and the foundation of gains of glacial landscapes. scholar routines are incorporated. This new version builds at the profitable first version: it's been thoroughly up to date, and significant new sections and full chapters were further. ideas of Glacier Mechanics is designed for use as a major textbook in higher department and graduate classes in glaciology, and will be used as both a first-rate or supplementary textual content in classes in glacial geology. training glacial geologists and glaciologists also will locate it important as a reference book.

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