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Glaciers with Time: Climate
This webpage describes glacial fluctuations with respect to time. Glacial changes are discussed in three different topics; geologic time and glacier cycles, plate tectonics and glacier formation, and Milankovitch Cycles. Links within the text provide photographs, diagrams, and a glossary of technical terms. Users may also follow links to other pages related to glacial fluctuations such as glaciers with respect to space, advanced concepts of climate influence and erosional processes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
  • Cryology
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restriction information unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-689
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr William W. Locke
Department of Earth Sciences