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Product Description: The Karakoram contains the greatest concentration of glaciers and most of the largest ice masses outside high latitudes. They comprise major stores and sources of fresh water in an otherwise extreme, continental, dry region. As many as 200 million people living downstream, in the valleys of the Indus and Yarkand Rivers, depend on melt waters from snow and ice...read more

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9789400763104 | Springer Verlag, September 23, 2013, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: The Karakoram contains the greatest concentration of glaciers and most of the largest ice masses outside high latitudes.

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Product Description: This volume had its origins in an international symposium organised by the Cold Regions Research Centre, and held at Wilfrid Laurier University in November, 1999. The chapters are modified from a selection of the papers at the meeting, and reflect reviews and revisions in light of discussions then...read more
By Mary-Louise Byrne (editor), Michael English (editor), Kenneth Hewitt (editor) and Gordon Young (editor)

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9781402006630 | Kluwer Academic Pub, August 1, 2002, cover price $199.00 | About this edition: This volume had its origins in an international symposium organised by the Cold Regions Research Centre, and held at Wilfrid Laurier University in November, 1999.

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Product Description: An introduction to hazards, human vulnerability and disaster, paying particular attention to the more severe or novel risks and disaster that affect the general public. The book is split into two parts, the first of which gives an overview of the field of risk and disaster in terms of three perspectives: hazards perspective; vulnerability perspective and the active perspective...read more

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9780582210059 | Taylor & Francis, April 1, 1997, cover price $86.95 | About this edition: An introduction to hazards, human vulnerability and disaster, paying particular attention to the more severe or novel risks and disaster that affect the general public.

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