Concise Glacier Inventory of China

简明中国冰川目录(英文版)

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Author: Shi Yafeng
Language: English
ISBN/ISSN: 9787542731173
Published on: 2008-05
Hardcover

This book is a systeatic, all-round work concerning glacier resources and environmental changes .It composes of abundant original data and a mass  of beautiful pictures .It offers the background information in connection with large-scale management of water resources.tigation and pervention of glacial disasters,planning of glacier park and so on ,especially ,with such activities during Development of West Regions of China.It is a useful reference book for gradute studentspolicy makers working in the field of geography water conservancy disaster prevention,and environment.



PREFACE
Shi Yafeng
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
Shi Yafeng
1.1 Significance of compiling Glacier Inventory of China
1.2 International Glacier Inventory and Glacier Inventory of China
1.3 Achievements of Glacier Inventory of China
1.4 Aims of Concise Glacier Inventory of China

CHAPTER 2 COMPILATION CRITERIA AND INTRODUCTION OF GLACIER
lNVENToRY oF CHINA
Wang Zongtai and Zhu Guocai
2.1Sources of data in Glacier Inventory of China
2.2 Measurements of geometrical parameters of a glacier
2.3 Measurements of ice thickness and estimation of ice volume

CHAPTER 3 PHYSICAL CONDITIONS FOR GLACIER DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA
Liu Chaohai
3.1Mountains and glaciers in West China
3.2 Climatic conditions for glacier development
3.3 Glacier types and their distribution

CHAPTER 4 DISTRIBUTION OF GLACIERS IN RIVER SYSTEMS
Liu Chaohai
4.1 Division of fiver systems and the coding method
4.2 Features of glacier distribution in river systems
4.3 Glacierization rate in mountain river basins 

CHAPTER 5 GLACIERS IN THE INTERIOR RIVERS
Ding Liangfu,Wang Zongtai,Yang Hui an and Jiao Keqin
5.1 The Ili River(5X04)
5.2 The Hexi Interior Basin(5Y4)
5.3 The Qaidam Interior Basin(5Y5)
5.4 The Tarim Interior Basin(5Y6)
5.5 The Junggar Interior Basin(5Y7)
5.6 The Turpan-Hami Interior Basin(5Y8)
5.7 The Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau Interior Area(5Z)

CHAPTER 6 GLACIERS IN THE EXTERIOR RIVERS
Liu Chaohai,Wang Zongtai and Pu Jianchen
6.1 The Ertix River(5A25)
6.2 The Yellow River(5J)
6.3 The Yangtze River(5K)
6.4 The Lancang River(5L)and the Nujiang River(5N)
6.5 The Upper Reach of the Ganges Rivers(50)
6.6 The Upper Reach of the Indus River(5Q)

CHAPTER 7 GLACIER RUNOFF
Ye Baisheng
7.1 Estimation of glacier runoff and regional change
7.2 Glacial shrinkage and runoff change

CHAPTER 8 GLACIER CHANGES IN WEST CHINA
Liu Shiyin and Ding Yongjian
8.1 Glacier changes since the Little Ice Age
8.2 Glacier changes during recent decades
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CHQPTER 9 QPPLICATIONS OF GLACIER INVENTORY OF CHINA
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