Techniques for Topographic, Spatial and Thematic Mapping of Glaciers
Glaciers and ice sheets have been melting significantly during recent decades, posing environmental threats at local, regional and global scales. Changes in glaciers are one of the clearest indicators of alterations in regional climate, since they are governed by changes in accumulation (from...
Published December 15th 2009 by Taylor & Francis
The Future of Education and Training for 14-19 Year-Olds
There are two key questions at the heart of the ongoing debate about education and training for all young people, irrespective of background, ability or attainment: What counts as an educated 19 year old today? Are the models of education we have inherited from the past sufficient to meet the...
Published May 25th 2009 by Routledge
Many advances in spaceborne instrumentation, remote sensing, and data analysis have occurred in recent years, but until now there has been no book that reflects these advances while delivering a uniform treatment of the remote sensing of frozen regions. Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice identifies...
Published August 11th 2005 by CRC Press
A Practical Guide to the Design and Implementation of Assessments and Monitoring Programmes
This book, which has been prepared by an international group of experts, provides comprehensive guidance for the design, planning and implementation of assessments and monitoring programmes for water bodies used for recreation. It addresses the wide range of hazards which may be encountered and...
Published November 24th 1999 by CRC Press