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K-Glaciers of Alaska [2007; 600 p. (est.)]

Molnia, B.F., ____, Glaciers of Alaska, with sections on Columbia and Hubbard tidewater glaciers by Krimmel, R.M.; and The 1986 and 2002 temporary closures of Russell Fiord by the Hubbard Glacier, by Molnia, B.F., Trabant, D.C., March, R.S., and Krimmel, R.M.; and Geospatial inventory and analysis of glaciers; A case study for the eastern Alaska Range, by Manley, W.F., in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds., Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-K.

F-Glaciers of Asia [2008; 250 p. (est.)]

Kotlyakov, V .M., senior author, with contributions from Dyakova, A.K. (Siberia), Koryskin, V.S. (Soviet Arctic Islands), Kravtsova, V.I. (Caucasus, Altai), Osipova, G.B. (Tien Shan), Varnakova, G.M. (Pamir and Alai), Vinogradov, V.N. (Kamchatka), Vinogradov, O.N. (Caucasus), and Zverkova, N .M. (Urals and Taimyr Peninsula), ____, Glaciers of the Former Soviet Union, with sections on The fluctuations of glaciers of the Central Caucasus and Gora EI'Brus (with a subsection on The Glaciological disaster in North Osetiya), by Kotlyakov, V.M., Rototaeva, O.V., and Nosenko, G.A., Investigations of the fluctuations of surge-type glaciers in the Pamirs based on observations from space, by Kotlyakov, V.M., Osipova, G.B., and Tsvetkov, D. G., and The glaciology of the Russian High Arctic from Landsat imagery, by Dowdeswell, J.A., Dowdeswell, E.K., Williams, M., and Glazovsky, A.F., (F-1); Shi Yafeng, Mi Desheng, Yao Tandong, Zeng Qunzhu, and Liu Chaohai, ____, Glaciers of China (F-2); Shroder, J.E., Jr. and Bishop, M.P., ____, Glaciers of Afghanistan (F-3); Shroder, J.E., Jr. and Bishop, M.P., ____, Glaciers of Pakistan (F-4); Vohra, C.P., Glaciers of India, with an updated supplement on A study of selected glaciers under the changing climate regime, by Hasnain, S.I., Kumar, R., Ahmad, S., and Tayal, S., ____, (F-5); Higuchi, Keiji, Watanabe, Okitsugu, Fushimi, Hiroji, Takanaka, Shuhei, and Nagoshi, Akio, ____, Glaciers of Nepal -Glacier distribution in the Nepal Himalaya with comparison to the Karakoram Range, with a supplement by Ageta, Yutaka (F-6); Iwata, Shuji, ____, Glaciers of Bhutan (F- 7); and Cecil, L.D., Naftz, D.L., SclUlster, P.F., Susong, D.D., and Green, J.R., ____, The paleoenvironmental record preserved middle-latitude, high-mountain glaciers: An overview of U.S. Geological Survey research in Central Asia and the United States (F-8), in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds., Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-F.

D-Glaciers of Iceland [2008; 300 p. (est.)]

Sigurðsson, Oddur, and Williams, R.S., Jr., ____, Glaciers of Iceland, with a section on Holocene glacier fluctuations in Iceland by Guðmundsson, Hjalti, J., and Norðdahl, Hreggviður, and a 1:500,000-scale Map of the Glaciers of Iceland by Sigurðsson, Oddur, VÍkingsson, Skúli, and Williams, R.S., Jr., in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds., Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-D (Glaciers of Iceland).

A-State of the Earth's Cryosphere at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Glaciers, Snow Cover, Floating Ice, and Permafrost and Periglacial Environments [includes Map/Poster of the Earth's Dynamic Cryosphere] [2008; 300 p. (est.)]

Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., ____, Introduction, with a section on Intensification of the global hydrologic cycle, by Huntington, T.G.; Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G. (A-1), Glaciers, with sections on Ice-cores, high-mountain glaciers, and climate, by Thompson, L.G.; Glacier mass changes and their effect on the Earth System, by Dyurgerov, M.B., and Meier, M.F., and Global land ice measurements from space (GLIMS), by Raup, B.H., and Kargel, J.S.(A-2): Hall, D.K., and Robinson, D.A., ____, Global snow cover (A-3); Floating ice, Parkinson, C.L., and Cavalieri, D.J., ____, Sea ice, Jeffries, M.O., Morris, K., and Duguay, C.R., ____, Lake ice and river ice (A-4); Heginbottom, J.A., Brown, J., Humlum, 0., and Svensson, H., ____, Permafrost and periglacial environments (A-5); in Williams R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds., Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-A.



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