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Global Glacier Changes

Facts and Figures

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: November 2008
  • Page count: 90
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 08.III.D.17

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This publication is about the world's surface ice on land outside the two polar ice sheets. It provides a sound and well illustrated review on the basis of available data, the global distribution of glaciers and ice caps and their changes since maximum extents of the so-called Little ice Age. The work also presents the latest state of knowledge on glacier changes and discusses the challenges of the 21st century for the monitoring of glaciers and ice caps.