The Weird and Wonderful World of River Ice. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Have you ever looked at a river during freeze-up and marvelled at how unusual it appears? Thanks to the complex interactions between stream currents and weather conditions, rivers experience a fascinating variety of ice processes. If you've ever wondered how rivers freeze up – this is your opportunity to learn about frazil ice, hummocky ice, and ice jams – as well as fun ice types like pizza ice, marble ice, ice trumpets, and ice flowers. With more than 60 beautiful full color photos, this book is your essential introduction to the weird and wonderful world of river ice.
About the Author: Dr. Faye Hicks is a civil engineer with more than 30 years of experience in river engineering. For nearly 25 of those years, Dr. Hicks has worked as a professor and researcher studying river ice processes in northern Canada, primarily in northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Dr. Hicks has published more than 130 scholarly papers in journals and conference proceedings. In 2008 she was awarded the Camille A. Dagenais Award from the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, for outstanding contributions in hydrotechnical engineering. In 2013 she was awarded the Michel Medal by the Canadian Geophysical Union's Committee on River Ice Processes and the Environment, for her outstanding and sustained contributions to the advancement of river ice science and engineering in Canada.
Title: The Weird and Wonderful World of River Ice
Book Condition: Good
Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. Book Condition: new. Shiny and new! Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Bookseller Inventory # 9781494344191-1