Iceland - Modern Processes and Past Environments - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444506528, 9780080534398

Iceland - Modern Processes and Past Environments, Volume 5

1st Edition

Editors: C. Caseldine A. Russell J. Hardardóttir O. Knudsen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444506528
eBook ISBN: 9780080534398
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 28th April 2005
Page Count: 420
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Table of Contents

Preface.

  1. Iceland. modern processes, past environments: an /inca/publications/misc/705143contentslist.pdfintroduction (C. Caseldine et al.).
  2. Late Quaternary marine sediment studies of the Icelandic shelf-palaeoceanography, land/ice sheet/ocean interactions and deglaciation: a review (J.T. Andrews).
  3. Relative sea level change in Iceland: new aspects of the Weichselian deglaciation of Iceland (H. Norddahl and H. Pétursson).
  4. Recent developments in oceanographic research in Icelandic waters (S. Jónsson, H. Valdimarsson).
  5. The glacier-marginal landsystems of Iceland (D.J.A. Evans).
  6. Subglacial volcanic activity in Iceland (M.T. Gudmundsson).
  7. Icelandic jökulhlaup impacts (A.J. Russell et al.).
  8. Environmental and climatic effects from atmospheric SO2 mass-loading by Icelandic flood lava eruptions (P. Pórdarson).
  9. Holocene glacier history (M. Wastl, J. Stötter).
  10. Variations of termini of glaciers in Iceland in recent centuries and their connection with climate (O. Sigurdsson).
  11. Local knowledge and travellers' tales: a selection of climatic observations in Iceland (A. Ogilvie).
  12. Chemical weathering, chemical denudation and the CO2 budget for Iceland (S.R. Gíslason).
  13. Icelandic soils (O. Arnalds).
  14. The Holocene vegetation history of Iceland, state-of-the-art and future research (M. Hallsdóttir, C. Caseldine).

Description

Preface.

  1. Iceland. modern processes, past environments: an /inca/publications/misc/705143contentslist.pdfintroduction (C. Caseldine et al.).
  2. Late Quaternary marine sediment studies of the Icelandic shelf-palaeoceanography, land/ice sheet/ocean interactions and deglaciation: a review (J.T. Andrews).
  3. Relative sea level change in Iceland: new aspects of the Weichselian deglaciation of Iceland (H. Norddahl and H. Pétursson).
  4. Recent developments in oceanographic research in Icelandic waters (S. Jónsson, H. Valdimarsson).
  5. The glacier-marginal landsystems of Iceland (D.J.A. Evans).
  6. Subglacial volcanic activity in Iceland (M.T. Gudmundsson).
  7. Icelandic jökulhlaup impacts (A.J. Russell et al.).
  8. Environmental and climatic effects from atmospheric SO2 mass-loading by Icelandic flood lava eruptions (P. Pórdarson).
  9. Holocene glacier history (M. Wastl, J. Stötter).
  10. Variations of termini of glaciers in Iceland in recent centuries and their connection with climate (O. Sigurdsson).
  11. Local knowledge and travellers' tales: a selection of climatic observations in Iceland (A. Ogilvie).
  12. Chemical weathering, chemical denudation and the CO2 budget for Iceland (S.R. Gíslason).
  13. Icelandic soils (O. Arnalds).
  14. The Holocene vegetation history of Iceland, state-of-the-art and future research (M. Hallsdóttir, C. Caseldine).

Key Features

  • Wide range of related topics covered both from a present day and quaternary perspective
  • Reviews from scientists active in each research area across a range of subjects providing both overviews and new data supplemented by an extensive bibliography
  • Extensive illustrations and examples from the field

Readership

Senior undergraduate/postgraduate/research level across a range disciplines - geology, physical geography, geosciences, palaeoecology, meteorology, pedology, hydrology, oceanography and archaeology


Details

No. of pages:
420
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080534398
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444506528

About the Editors

C. Caseldine Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Geography, University of Exeter, UK

A. Russell Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Earth Sciences and Geography, Politics and Sociology, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK

J. Hardardóttir Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Orkustofnun Hydrological Services, Reykjavik, Iceland

O. Knudsen Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Jardfraedistofan ehf., Reykjavik, Iceland