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LC control 85055077
LC classificationGB2401 GB2598
Topical headingGlaciology
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Geology, Glacial
Glacial geology
See alsoGeology
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Found inGeoRef thesaurus, via EBSCOhost, July 27, 2010 (glaciology Use glacial geology)
Wikipedia, July 27, 2010 (Glaciology is the study of glaciers, or more generally ice and natural phenomena that involve ice. Glaciology is an interdisciplinary earth science that integrates geophysics, geology, physical geography, geomorphology, climatology, meteorology, hydrology, biology, and ecology)
Glossary of geology, 2005: glaciology ((a) The study of all aspects of snow and ice; the science that treats quantitatively the whole range of processes associated with all forms of solid water. Syn: cryology. (b) The study of existing glaciers and ice sheets, and of their physical properties. This definition is not internationally accepted.)
Glossary of geology, 2005: glacial geology ((a) The study of the geologic features and effects resulting from the erosion and deposition caused by glaciers and ice sheets, associated melt water, and Earth rheological response. Cf: glaciology. (b) The features of a region that has undergone glaciation. Obsolete syn: glaciogeology)