Global Outlook for Ice and Snow provides an up-to-date, concise review of the state of the environment and the trends in ice and snow-covered regions (cryosphere) of the world. It features case studies, illustrations, graphics and maps and serves as an educational and reference publication. With a broad target audience that includes decision-makers at many levels, the report looks at the significance of changes in the cryosphere to human well-being and the implications for policy.
Foreword -- 1. Highlights -- 2. Why are ice and snow important to us? -- 3. Why are ice and snow changing? -- 4. Snow -- 5. Ice in the sea -- 6. Ice on the land -- 6A. Ice sheets -- 6B. Glaciers and ice caps -- 6C. Ice and sea-level change -- 7. Frozen ground -- 8. River and lake ice -- 9. Policy and perspectives -- Production and editorial team and authors -- Steering committee and reviewers -- Acknowledgements.
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