- Puts the contributions from expert oceanographers, geologists, geophysicists, environmental scientists, and climatologists selected by a world-renowned editorial board in your hands
- Presents the latest research on causality, glacial surges, ice-shelf collapses, sea level rise, climate change implications, and more
- Numerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations and photographs of hazardous processes will be included
- Features new insights into the implications of climate change on increased melting, collapsing, flooding, methane emissions, and sea level rise
Introduction; Thermokarst; Glacier Surges; Ice-shelf Collapse; Spatial variability of rates & acceleration of ice mass loss & contribution to sea-level rise; Most likely cumulative sea-level rise by decade; Permafrost loss by decade; Decadal contributions to atmospheric change by permafrost loss; Sea ice and icebergs; Implications of Climate Change; Cryospheric changes & feedbacks to weather changes; Community responses & preparedness to cryospheric changes; Economics of cryospheric changes; Infrastructure development in light of associated coastal & other changes.