Accession Number : AD0659641

Title :   THE ENERGY OF GLACIATION AND THE LIFE OF GLACIERS,

Corporate Author : SNOW ICE AND PERMAFROST RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT WILMETTE ILL

Personal Author(s) : Shumskii,P. A.

Report Date : 1950

Pagination or Media Count : 29

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)

Descriptors :   (*GLACIERS, ENERGY), ABLATION, INTENSITY, SNOW, CLASSIFICATION, ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATION, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, COLD WEATHER TESTS, POLAR REGIONS, CLIMATE, WATER VAPOR, TROPOSPHERE, MOTION, EQUILIBRIUM(PHYSIOLOGY), WIND, CONVECTION(HEAT TRANSFER), THERMAL RADIATION, TEMPERATURE, USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE