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Recommended Publications

Other Recommended Publications on Glaciers (Non-USGS)

Alpha DVD, 2003, Glaciers. Alaska's rivers of ice: DVD International's Learning Series, DVDI 0736; in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Alaska Geographic Society, 90-min. DVD.

Armstrong, T., Roberts, B., and Swithinbank, C., 1973, Illustrated glossary of snow and ice: Cambridge, England, Scott Polar Research Institute, Special Publication No. 4, 2nd edition, 60 p.

Bishop, M.P., Kargel, J., Kieffer, H., MacKinnon, D.J., Raup, B. Shroder, J.F., Jr., 2000, Remote sensing science and technology for studying glacier proceses in high Asia: Annals of Glaciology, v. 31, p. 164-170.

Bishop, M.P., Olsenholler, J.A., Shroder, J.F., Barry, R.G., Raup, B.H., Bush, A.B.G., Coplan, L., Dwyer, J.L., Fountain, A.G., Haeberli, W., Kããb, A., Paul, F., Hall, D.K., Kargel, J.S., Molnia, B.F., Trabant, D.C., and Wessels, R., 2004, Global land ice measurements from space (GLIMS); Remote sensing and GIS investigations of the Earth's cryosphere: Geocarto International, v. 19, no. 2, p. 57-84.

Dowdeswell, Julian, and Hambrey, Michael, 2002, Islands of the Arctic: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 280 p.

Kieffer, H.H., Kargel, J.S., and 40 others, 2000, New eyes in the sky measure glaciers and ice sheets: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 81, p. 265, 270-271.

Sugden, D.E., and John, B.S., 1976, Glaciers and landscape, a geomorphological approach: New York, A Halsted Press Book, John Wiley and Sons, 376 p.

Anonymous, 1977, Glaciers; Huge rivers of ice: National Geographic World, no. 18 (February), p. 4-11.

Molnia, B.F., 1982 (rev. 1993), Alaska's glaciers: Alaska Geographic, v. 9, no. 1, 144 p.

Molnia, B.F., 2001, Glaciers of Alaska: Alaska Geographic, v. 28, no. 2, 112 p.

Chorlton, W., 1983, Ice ages: Alexandria, Va., Time-Life Books, Planet Earth series, 176 p.

Grove, J.M., 1988, The Little Ice Age: New York, Routledge, 498 p.

Post, A., and Lachapelle, E.R., 2000, Glacier ice; Revised Edition (first published in 1971): Seattle, Wash, Washington University Press, in association with the International Glaciological Society (Cambridge, England), 145 p.

Sharp, R.P., 1988, Living ice; Understanding glaciers and glaciation: New York, Cambridge University Press, 225 p.

Haeberli, W., and Wallen, C.C., 1992, Glaciers and the environment: Nairobi, Kenya, United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP/GEMS Environment Library No. 9, 24 p.

Hall, D.K., and Martinec, J., 1985, Remote sensing of ice and snow: New York, Chapman and Hall, 189 p.

Hambrey, M., and Alean, J., 1994, Glaciers: New York, Cambridge University Press, 208 p.

Hambrey, M., and Alean, J., 2004, Glaciers, 2nd ed.: New York, Cambridge University Press, 376 p.

Paterson, W.S.B., 1994, The physics of glaciers; 3rd edition: Tarrytown, New York, Pergamon/Elsevier Science, Inc., 480 p.

Benn, D.I., and Evans, D.J.A., 1998, Glaciers and glaciation: New York, Arnold [copublished by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.], 734 p.

Wessels, R., Kargel, J.S., and Kieffer, H.H., 2002 ASTER measurement of supraglacial lakes in the Mount Everest region of the Himalaya: Annals of Glaciology, v.34, p. 399-408.

Shilts, E., Fick, S., Murray, A., and McLean, J., 1998, The glaciers of Canada: Canada Geographic, v. 118, no. 7, p. 51-52 (8 page foldout, colormap).

Recommended Publications on Glacial Geology (Non-USGS)

Price, R.J., 1973, Glacial and fluvioglacial landforms: New York, Hafner Publishing Co., 242 p.

Sugden, D.E., and John, B.S., 1976, Glaciers and landscape; A geomorphological approach: New York, New York, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 376 p.

Drewry, D., 1986, Glacial geologic processes: Baltimore, Maryland, Edward Arnold, 276 p.

Bloom, A.L., 1991, Geomorphology; A systematic analysis of late Cenozoic landforms; 2nd edition: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 532 p. Menzies, J., ed., 1995, Modern glacial environments; Processes, dynamics and sediments: Glacial environments, v. 1: Oxford, U.K., Butterworth-Heineman, Ltd., 621 p.

Bennett, M.R., and Glasser, N.F., 1996, Glacial geology; Ice sheets and landforms: New York, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 364 p.

Menzies, J., ed., 1995, Modern glacial environments; processes, dynamics and sediments: Glacial Environments, Oxford, U.K., Butterworth-Heineman, Ltd., v. 1, 621 p.

Menzies, J., ed., 1996, Past glacial environments; Sediments, forms and techniques: Glacial environments, Oxford, U.K., Butterworth-Heineman, Ltd., v. 2, 598 p.

Benn, D.I., and Evans, D.J.A., 1998, Glaciers and glaciation: New York, Edward Arnold [copublished by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.], 734 p.

Williams, R.S., Jr., 2002, Human impact on the planet; an Earth System perspective and ethical considerations: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-349. Available on the U.S. Geological Survey's Web Site (Open-File Reports-2002) at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2002/of02-349/.

Williams, R.S., Jr., and Sigurðsson, Oddur, eds., 2004, Draft of a physical, geographical, and I historical description of Icelandic Ice Mountains on the basis of a journey to the most prominent of them in 1792-1794 (with four plan and eight perspective drawings) by Sveinn Palsson (1795): Reykjavik, The Icelandic Literary Society, in cooperation with the Icelandic Glaciological Society (Reykjavik) and the International Glaciological Society (Cambridge, U.K.), 183 p.

Ferrigno, J.G., Williams, R.S., Jr., and Foley, K.M., 2004, Coastal-change and glaciological map of the Saunders Coast area, Antarctica, 1972-1997: Annals of Glaciology, v. 39, p. 245-250.

Hall, D.K., Williams, R.S., Jr., Casey, K.A., DiGirolamo, N.E., Wan, Z., 2006, Satellite-derived, melt-season surface temperature of the Greenland ice sheet and its relationship to mass balance: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 33, LI1501.doi:l0.l029/2006GLO26444.



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