Geocryology: Characteristics and Use of Frozen Ground and Permafrost Landforms, by Stuart A. Harris, Anatoli Brouchkov and Cheng Guodong

Ming-ko Woo
2018 Arctic  
CRC Press, 2018. ISBN 978-1-138-05416-5 . xliii + 765 p., maps, b&w and colour illus., references, subject index. Hardbound. US$229.95. Also available as an ebook. With increased development of resources in cold regions of the world, these remote areas that witness recent climate warming receive growing attention by the public and by governments with territories located at high latitudes or at high elevations. Information on their natural environment is much needed in order to address issues
more » ... o address issues associated with life and work in the frigid domain. The book by Harris, Brouchkov, and Cheng provides pertinent information for such needs. Geocryology, which is the main title of the book, is defined as the study of the effects of sub-zero temperatures on the surface layers of the Earth's crust (p.
doi:10.14430/arctic4724 fatcat:gyoykqoxsbdujhclpwyaqhvkbi