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By C. Hauck

Many examine difficulties in cryospheric technological know-how, comparable to international warming-induced permafrost degradation, require information regarding the subsurface, which might be imaged utilizing geophysical tools. This publication is a pragmatic consultant to the appliance of geophysical concepts in mountainous and polar terrain, the place the cruel setting and nature of the subsurface pose specific demanding situations. It begins with an advent to the most geophysical equipment after which demonstrates their software in periglacial environments via numerous case reports - written through a group of foreign specialists. the ultimate a part of the publication offers a sequence of reference tables with commonplace values of geophysical parameters for periglacial environments. This guide is a useful source for glaciologists, geomorphologists and geologists requiring an creation to geophysical strategies, in addition to for geophysicists missing adventure of making plans and accomplishing box surveys in chilly areas.

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