This book provides a condensed and popularized introduction to the fascinating history of the ice age - the geological history of the past 2.5 million years. The content of the book is designed to stimulate interest in the ice age world without being encyclopedic in scope. The subject matter focuses primarily on broadly selected and clarifying examples which should both inform and intrigue the reader. The text is thoroughly suitable for introductory courses in Quaternary geology and physcial geography at college and undergraduate university levels. More than 200 excellent color photographs and illustrations, together with numerous clarifying graphs, have been included to illumiate the text.
Bok i glasial geologi med mange fargeillustrasjoner, kart og tabeller. Den beskriver klimaforandringer, som igjen har påvirket isbreene, vannstanden, vegetasjonen og mennesker og dyrs tilværelse.