Accession Number:

AD0659641

Title:

THE ENERGY OF GLACIATION AND THE LIFE OF GLACIERS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SNOW ICE AND PERMAFROST RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT WILMETTE ILL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1950-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Contents The energy of glaciation The intensity of the processes of accumulation and ablation at the snow line The geological activity of glaciers The snow line The relation between the energy of glaciation and the altitude of the snow line The energy of glaciation and the fluctuation of glaciers Meteorological factors of accumulation and ablation The climatic nature of glaciation The consequences of a general cooling of climate and the problem of the metachronicity of glaciers The Simpson hypothesis The genetic classification of glaciers. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE