The geologic processes involved in the formation, movement, changes, and effects of large ice masses (glaciers).
Glaciers and glaciations - ice sheets, glacial lakes, tuyas - jökulhlaups and glacial hazards [ More info] Links to background information on glaciers, glacier hazards, ice sheets and glaciations, glacial lakes, specific glaciers, terminology, bibliographies, and related useful links.
Classification of natural ponds and lakes in the glaciated prairie region [ More info] Presents a wetland classification system that reflects seasonal, regional, and local variations in the environment.
Fifty-Year Record of Glacier Change Reveals Shifting Climate in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, USA [ More info] Accelerating loss of mass, weakening correlation with the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, and increasing mass turnover likely are the result of changes to warmer and drier climate conditions that are affecting three well-studied glaciers.
Geologic history of Cape Cod, Massachusetts [ More info] Describes the history, geologic changes (including the glacial formation and sea level changes), and geologic mapping of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Glossary of glacier terminology: a glossary providing the vocabulary necessary to understand the modern glacier environment. [ More info] An illustrated glossary of terms relating to modern glaciers and glacial landforms based mainly on Alaskan examples.
Glossary of selected glacier and related terminology [ More info] Dictionary of terms associated with glaciology with brief definitions.
The Great Ice Age [ More info] Booklet (PDF format) on the Pleistocene glaciations known as the Great Ice Age and the resulting geomorphological, climatic, and environmental changes that occurred on Earth during the period.
Water science for schools: glaciers and icecaps, storehouses of fresh water [ More info] Brief information for students on glaciers and icecaps from Water Science for Schools with link to more glacial information by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
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