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Volume 1 (1947-1951)

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Vol. 1 January 1947 No. 1

Contents

3-4
Foreword
Professor H. W:son Ahlmann

4
The journal of glaciology
British Glaciological Society (BGS)

5
The British Glaciological Society
British Glaciological Society

5-7
The transactions of the former ''Association for the Study of Snow and Ice''
British Glaciological Society

7-8
General meeting held at the Royal Geographical Society's house, Kensington Gore, London, on Monday, 22 October 1945
British Glaciological Society

8-11
Investigations on ice during the war
Instructor Lieutenant-Commander R. Moss, R.N. and Lieutenant-Commander A.R. Glen, D.S.C., R.N.V.R.

12-21
Extrusion flow in glaciers: a description of tests to prove the hypothesis and some details regarding its influence on glacial erosion
G. Seligman

22
General meeting held at the Royal Geographical Society's house, Kensington Gore, London, on Thursday 18 July 1946
British Glaciological Society

23-31
Professor F. Alton Wade's Antarctic glaciological researches
Reverend W.L.S. Fleming

32
Snow survey of the British Isles
British Glaciological Society

32
Avalanche research
British Glaciological Society

33
Scottish snow conditions
British Glaciological Society

33
The hardiness of ice and aerial erosion
British Glaciological Society

34
Glacier flow and the growth of the glacier grain
G. Seligman

34
The Rondane, Norway
S.E. Hollingworth

35
Cryology
G. Seligman

35
Meeting of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
British Glaciological Society

36
Canadian snow research
British Glaciological Society

36
Fixing snowflakes
British Glaciological Society

37
A new method of glacier examination
G. Seligman

37-38
The cross sections of glaciated valleys
W.V. Lewis

39
Correspondence
Wind slab avalanche
H. MacRobert

39-40
Notes
British Glaciological Society

40-42
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society


Vol. 1 July 1947 No. 2

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44
Foreword
François E. Matthes

45
The society and the journal
British Glaciological Society

45-47
Glacier research: the Glacier Physics Committee
British Glaciological Society

47-51
Report on problems relating to the flow of glaciers
M.F. Perutz

51-53
Annual General Meeting held at the Royal Geographical Society's house, Kensington Gore, London, on Thursday 28 November 1946
British Glaciological Society

53-57
Observations on the incidence of supercooled water in expansion chambers and on cooled solid surfaces
B.M. Cwilong

57-59
The formation of roches moutonnées
Hans Carol

60-63
The formation of roches moutonnées: some comments on Dr H. Carol's article
W.V. Lewis

63
Correspondence
Glacier crevasses

W.H. Ward

63-65
Glacierization and glaciation
British Glaciological Society

66-68
The formation of fjords
René Koechlin

68-69
Aircraft icing
K.T. Spencer

70-73
Wind slab avalanches
G. Seligman

73-74
Instruments and Methods
Sub-surface temperature measuring equipment

F. Alton Wade

75-76
Snow and ice conditions on "Exercise Musk Ox" (northern Canada)
Lt.-Col. P.D. Baird

76-77
Meeting of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
British Glaciological Society

77-78
Notes
British Glaciological Society

79-80
Review
The glacial anticyclone theory examined in the light of recent meteorological data from Greenland, Part I. F. E. Matthes. Trans. American Geophysical Union, Vol. 27, 1946, pp. 324-41
C.E.P. Brooks

80-82
Review
Permanent frozen ground and foundation design. R.M. Hardy (Part I) and E. D'Appolonia (Part II). The Engineering Journal, Montreal, January 1946, pp. 1-11
W.H. Ward

82-83
Review
Britain's structure and scenery. L. Dudley Stamp. London : Collins, 1946, pp. xvi + 255
N.E. Odell

84-86
Review
Några glacialmorfologiska formelement och deras vittnebörd om inlandsisens avsmältningsmekanik i Svensk och Norsk fjällterräng. Carl M:son Mannerfelt. Geografiska Annaler, Årg. 17, Haft 1-2, 1945, pp. 1-239
C.E.P. Brooks

86-87
Review
Cryopedology: the study of frozen ground and intensive frost action with suggestions on nomenclature. Kirk Bryan. American Journal of Science, Vol. 244, 1946, pp. 622-92
W.H. Ward

87-90
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society


Vol. 1 March 1948 No. 3

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92
Joint meeting of the British Glaciological Society and the Royal Meteorological Society, held at the house of the Royal Meteorological Society Cromwell Road, London, on 19 March 1947
British Glaciological Society

92-93
Minutes of a general meeting held at the Department of Geography, Cambridge, on Wednesday, 14 May 1947
British Glaciological Society

93-94
Annual General Meeting held at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London, on Thursday, 13 November 1947
British Glaciological Society

95-104
A description of the iceberg aircraft carrier and the bearing of the mechanical properties of frozen wood pulp upon some problems of glacier flow
M.F. Perutz

104
Snow surveying in India
British Glaciological Society

105-115
Discussion on glaciological research in the Antarctic
British Glaciological Society

116-117
Canadian snow conference
Robert F. Legget

118-123
The crystalline structure of ice
P.G. Owston and Kathleen Lonsdale

124-133
Report on the snow survey of Great Britain for the season 1946-7
E.L. Hawke and D.L. Champion

134-139
The Weissfluhjoch Research Institute
E. Bucher

139
Glacier fluctuation
British Glaciological Society

139
Eustatic rise in sea-level
British Glaciological Society

140-141
The annual reports on the Arctic sea-ice issued by the Danish Meteorological Institute
Helge Thomsen

142-144
Early discoverers I
The movement of firn and ice in glaciers

G. Seligman

144
Early discoverers II
Swiss glaciers in 1668

British Glaciological Society

144
Wind slab avalanches: a correction
G. Seligman

145
Correspondence
Corrasion by drifting snow

C. Teichert

145
Correspondence
South Crillon Glacier

Don Munday

145
Correspondence
Glacier exploration

Hans Carol

146
Research in frozen ground
W. H. Ward

146
Obituary
Dr Phil. h.c. Otto Lütschg

G. Seligman

146-148
Notes
British Glaciological Society

148-150
Review
L'hypothèse du deplacement des pôles et la chronologie du Quaternaire. Jacques Blanchard. Le Mans : Monnoyer, 1942, pp. 168
G. Seligman

150-154
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society


Vol. 1 October 1948 No. 4

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156-166_172-173
The Antarctic pack-ice
H.F.P. Herdman

167-171_178-181
Glacier retreat in Jan Mayen
J.N. Jennings

182-189_174-175
The constitution of valley glaciers
Robert P. Sharp

190-191_177
Submerged ice crystals in glaciers
Alfred Schneider

191_177
Stagnant glacier in British Columbia
N.E. Odell

191
The preservation of ice specimens in refrigerators
G. Seligman

192-201
The development of snow and glacier research in Switzerland
R. Haefeli

202
Correspondence
Ice pressure against dams

Robert Legget

202
Correspondence
Formation of Norwegian fjords

W.A. Don Munday

203
Correspondence
Corniced wind scoops

D.L. Champion

204
Correspondence
The snow survey of Great Britain

L.C.W. Bonacina

204
American Alpine Club research fund
L.C.W. Bonacina

204
Obituary
Rollin T. Chamberlin

British Glaciological Society

205-207
The late-surviving snow-bed on Carnedd Llewelyn
S.E. Ashmore

208
Committee on Interrelations of Pleistocene Research (National Research Council, U.S.A.)
Louis L. Ray

209
Notes
British Glaciological Society

209-210
First international course for the study of snow and avalanches
British Glaciological Society

210-211
Review
Losses due to evaporation and melting of the alpine snow cover prior to spring thaw. O. Kirschmer and K. Rimkus. Field Information Agency Technical, United States Group, Control Council for Germany, Publication No. 1008
C.C. Wallén

211
Review
Sur la détermination de la couche de sol gelé. André Cailleux et Émile Thellier. Comptes rendus des séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Tome 224, séance du 21 avril 1947, p. 1174-75

Sur l'épaisser du sol gelé pendant l'hiver 1946-47. André Cailleux et Émile Thellier. Académie d'Agriculture de France, procés-verbal de la Séance du 14 mai 1947
W.H. Ward

212-213
Review
Glacial geology and the Pleistocene epoch. Richard Foster Flint. New York : Wiley & Sons, London : Chapman & Hall, 1947, p. xviii + 589, pls.6
W.V. Lewis

214
Review
Glacier studies of the Pleistocene of North America. W.H. Hobbs. Ann Arbor (Michigan) : J.W. Edwards, 1947, maps and illustrations, p. 109
Gordon Manley

214
Review
Fissuration de la craie par le gel. André Cailleux. Bull. Soc. Géol. France, sér. 5, Vol. 13, 1943, p. 511-20
W.H. Ward

215-218
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society


Vol. 1 March 1949 No. 5

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220-225
The glacial drifts of the Leinster Mountains
A. Farrington

226-227
Comments on the discussion on Antarctic Research. I. Snow cover and sea ice
Alan Reece

227-230
Comments on the discussion on Antarctic Research. II. Temperature measurements in polar ice
Arnold Court

230
Frictional electrification of sand
British Glaciological Society

231-240
Joint meeting of the British Glaciological Society, the British Rheologists' Club and the Institute of Metals
British Glaciological Society

241-248
Report on the snow survey of Great Britain for the season 1947-48
E.L. Hawke and D.L. Champion

248
A film of glacier flow
G. Seligman

249
Direct measurement of the velocity distribution in a vertical profile through a glacier
M.F. Perutz

249
Glaciological research at the Jungfraujoch
British Glaciological Society

250-252
Variations of glaciers in Iceland, 1930-47
Jón Eythórsson

252-253
International Geological Congress, London, 1948
S.E. Hollingworth

253
Advance of the Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
British Glaciological Society

253
Obituary
Dr Vaughan Cornish
British Glaciological Society

254-267
The growth of the glacier crystal
Gerald Seligman

269-274/268
Glacier ice crystal measurements at Kebnekajse, Sweden
Hans W:son Ahlmann and E.G. Droessler

277-281
The equatorial glaciers of East Africa
Lieutenant-Commander P.C. Spink, R.N.V.R.

283/282
The formation of dome-shaped icebergs
Fritz Loewe

284/282
Correspondence
Subglacial streams and extrusion flow

William H. Mathews

285
Correspondence
The snow survey of Great Britain

E.L. Hawke

286-289
Preliminary glaciological plans for the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1949-52
H. W:son Ahlmann

289-290
Meetings of the International Commission on Snow and Glaciers, Oslo, 1948
G. Seligman

290-292
Papers presented by the International Commission on Snow and Glaciers, Oslo, 1948
British Glaciological Society

292-293
Review
Glaciological research on the North Atlantic coasts. Hans W:son Ahlmann. R.G.S. Research Series : No. 1. London : Royal Geographic Society, 1948, 83 pages
L.C.W. Bonacina

294
Early discoverers III
A letter from Agassiz on glaciation

British Glaciological Society

295
François Emile Matthes: an appreciation
N.E. Odell

296-298
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society


Vol. 1 October 1949 No. 6

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300-306
Snow clearance on railways
W.K. Wallace

307-309
Freezing water and supercooling: anchor ice and frazil ice
Olaf Devik

310-314
Ice nuclei in the ultramicroscope and the atmosphere
E.M. Fourner d'Albe

314-319
An esker in process of formation: Böverbreen, Jotunheimen, 1947
W.V. Lewis

320-324
A contribution to the study of the glacier grain
André Renaud

325-333
Pollen analysis of glaciers in special relation to the formation of various types of glacier bands
H. Godwin

332_334-336
Ice margin features, Leirbreen, Norway
G. De Boer

336-337
Glaciological conference of the American Geographical Society
British Glaciological Society

337
Correspondence
La Société Hydrotechnique de France, Sous-section Glaciologie

E. Barillon

338
Correspondence
Glaciers of Jan Mayen

J.N. Jennings

338-339
Correspondence
Boulder clay fabric

Scott Simpson

339
Correspondence
The snow survey of Great Britain

L.C.W. Bonacina and E.L. Hawke

340_316
An observation of "ball ice"
Fritz Loewe

340-341
Review
The coast of northeast Greenland. Louise A. Boyd. New York : American Geographical Society, Special publication No. 30, 1948. Section on studies in glacial geology and geomorphology (1937) Richard F. Flint, p. 91-210
Louis L. Ray

342-343
Review
Climate through the ages (revised edition). C.E.P. Brooks. London : Ernest Benn Ltd., 1949. Demy 8vo, 395 pages, 36 diagrams
E.L. Hawke

343-344
Review
Handbuch der Gletscherkunde und Glazialgeologie. R. von Klebelsberg. Vienna : Springer-Verlag. Vol. 1 (1948), 403 pages. 55 illustrations ; Vol. 2 (1949), 602 pages, 38 illustrations.
R. Streiff-Becker

345
Review
Crystals and x-rays. Kathleen Lonsdale, D.Sc., F.R.S. London : G.Bell & Sons, 1948, 190 pages.
M.F. Perutz

345-346
Glacier fluctuations in the Alps
British Glaciological Society

348-350
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society


Vol. 1 March 1950 No. 7

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352-356
Some consequences of the relation between glacier variations and climatic fluctuations in Britain
Gordon Manley

356
Glacier fluctuation in the Alps 1947-48
British Glaciological Society

357-361
The liquid water content of snow measurement in the field
I.G. Halliday

361
Instruments and Methods
Improvement in making rubbings of glacier crystals

G. Seligman

362-370
Report on the snow survey of Great Britain for the season 1948-49
E.L. Hawke and D.L. Champion

370-373
Preliminary results from the study of an ocean core obtained by the Swedish Deep-Sea Expedition, 1947-48
C.D. Ovey

373-377
Ice pyramids on glaciers
Joel E. Fisher

379-381_378
The growth of the glacier crystal: some further notes
Gerald Seligman

382-383
Direct measurement of the velocity distribution in a vertical profile through a glacier
M.F. Perutz

383-388
Some comments on glacier flow
Richard Finsterwalder

388-391
Early discoverers IV
Esmark on glaciation

Kaare Strøm

391-393
The international development of snow surveying
J.E. Church

393-394
Correspondence
Bismuth and Ice / The growth of the glacier grain

P.L. Mercanton

394
Correspondence
Rate of movement of surface debris in solifluction processes

André Cailleux

394-396
Review
Glacial-meteorological investigations on the Kårsa Glacier in Swedish Lapland 1942-48. Carl Christian Wallén. Reprinted from papers in Geografiska Annaler, Årg. 30, Häft 3-4, 1948 and Årg. 31, Häft 1-4, 1949 and published as Meddelanden fårn Stockholms Högskolas Geografiska Institut, Nr. 75, 19948, 240 pages, tables, diagrams

O. Harald Johnsson

396-397
Review
Beitrag zu den theoretischen Grundlagen des Lawinenverbaus. Edwin Bucher. Beiträge zur Geologie der Schweiz-Geotechnische Serie-Hydrologie, Lieferung 6. Bern : Kommissionsverlag Kümmerly & Frey, 1948, 113 pages, diagrams, illus. In German, English summary

André Roch

397
Review
Zeitschrift für gletscherkunde und glazialgeologie. [Ed. R. von Klebelsberg.] Universitäts-Verlag Wagner, Innsbruck, Band 1, Heft 1, 1949, p.1-148

Gerald Seligman

400-402
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society


Vol. 1 October 1950 No. 8

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404-409
The ice of Crown Prince Gustav Channel, Graham Land, Antarctica
Alan Reece

409-413_420
The Larsen shelf ice
Douglas Mason

413-415
Shelf ice-a note on terminology
Brian Roberts

416-420
"Barrier" versus "shelf"
J. M. Wordie

421
Recent fluctuations of the Italian glaciers
Ardito Desio

422-429_438
Franz Josef and other glaciers of the Southern Alps, New Zealand
R.P. Suggate

430-437
Discussion on the origin of glacial drifts
J.M. Wordie

441-442_440
A new method for studying the structure of glacier ice
Vincent J. Schaefer

442
The specific gravity of ice
G. Seligman

443-451
The significance of air bubbles in glacier ice
Henri Bader

451-452
Unglaciated enclaves in glaciated regions
David L. Linton

453-455
Variations in solar radiation and the cause of ice ages
F. Hoyle and R.A. Lyttleton

455
Correspondence
Snow conditions in the Lebanon

V.I. Russell

456
Correspondence
Calorimetry

Karl Croce

456
Correspondence
Submerged ice crystals in glaciers

William L. Putnam

457_438
Correspondence
Sand pillars

Olav Liestöl

457-458
Correspondence
Snow rollers

D.C. Pearce

459-461
Note on the relation between the height of the firn line and the dimensions of a glacier
G.S. Callendar

461-465_439
The origin of dirt cones on glaciers
Charles Swithinbank

466-467
Note on the liquid water content of wet snow
Henri Bader

467_438
Ice crystal observations on Norwegian glaciers
Olav Liestöl

468-469
Review
The trend of modern glaciology. Glaciers and climate. Geophysical and geomorphological essays dedicated to Hans W:son Ahlmann, 14 November 1949. Chief editor Carl M:son Mannerfelt. Stockholm, Svenska Sällskapet för Antropologi och Geografi 1949. [Special reprint of Geografiska Annaler, Årg. 31, Häfte 1-4, 1949, p. 1-383.]

K.S. Sandford

469-470
Review
Diluvial-Geologie und Klima (Klimaheft der Geologischen Rundschau). Geologische Rundschau, Band 34, Heft 7/8, p. 307-787. Stuttgart : Ferdinand Enke Verlag.

D.C. Pearce

473-474
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society


Vol. 1 March 1951 No. 9

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476-487_491
Thermal regimen of firn on upper Seward Glacier, Yukon Territory, Canada
Robert P. Sharp

488-490
Pot-holes and glacier mills
R. Streiff-Becker

490
Pot-holes and glacier mills: some comments on Dr. R. Streiff- Becker's article
S.E. Hollingworth

495
Glaciological research in Germany
British Glaciological Society

495_502
Instruments and Methods
Snow clearance

British Glaciological Society

496-500
Some observations on glacier flow
R. Haefeli

501
The Third International Conference on Glaciers, 1905
British Glaciological Society

503
Correspondence
Eyjaballajökull

W.V. Lewis

503_502
Correspondence
Jökla-mýs

Jón Eythórsson

504-507_494
The dwindling glaciers of the upper Rakaia valley, Canterbury, New Zealand
Maxwell Gage

507
Glacier fluctuations in the Italian Alps, 1949
British Glaciological Society

507
Glacier fluctuations in the Swiss Alps, 1949
British Glaciological Society

508-509_492-493
The ice slide on the Glacier du Tour
R.M. Glaister

509-510
The international snow classification
British Glaciological Society

510
Early discoverers V
Louis Agassiz on "extrusion flow"

W.R. Battle

511-512
Some observations on the glaciology of the Ruwenzori Range
I.R. Menzies

512-515
The Larsen shelf ice: discussion of the paper by Mr. D. Mason read at a meeting of the Society on 17 November 1949
British Glaciological Society

516-526
Report on the snow survey of Great Britain for the season 1949-50
E.L. Hawke and D.L. Champion

526-527
Review
The glacial anticyclone theory examined in the light of recent meteorological data from Greenland. Part 2. François E. Matthes and Arthur D. Belmont. (Prepared by the junior author from notes of the senior author after his death.) Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 31, No. 2, 1950, p. 174-82.

C.E.P. Brooks

527
Review
The Alta avalanche studies. M. M. Atwater and F.C. Koziol. Published by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 96 pages, tables, illustrations, maps

G. Seligman

528
Review
Glaciers, struture and movement theories. Antoni Boleslaw Dobrowolski. Supplement No. 1 to the Bulletin of the Polish Geophysical Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Geofizyczne), Part 16, Warsaw 1939-1948. 191 pages
G. Seligman

529
Review
Techniques des sondages sous-glaciaires. A Bourgin. Revue de Géographie Alpine (Grenoble). Tome 38, Fasc. 4, 1950, p.623-32

Les sondages sismiques de la Commission Helvétique des Glaciers. A. Renaud and P.L. Mercanton. Publication du Bureau Central Sèismologique International, Série A, Travaux Scientifiques, Fasc. 17, 1950, p. 66-78. (Mémoires présentés à l'Assemblée d'Oslo 1948.)
Jean M. Clark

529-530
Review
Snow and ice problems in Canada and the U.S.A. Marcel R. de Quervain. National Research Council of Canada, Division of Building Research; Technical report No. 5. February, 1950, 69 pages, illustrations, diagrams, 3 appendixes

A.H. Bolitho

530
Review
Mountaineering handbook. Published for the Association of British members of the Swiss Alpine Club, 1950. London : Paternoster Press. 168 pages, 60 illustrations

G. Seligman

530
Review
Revue de géomorphologie dynamique. (Édition de la Société d'Enseignement Supérieur, Paris). No. 1, 1950, 52 pages

G. Seligman

531-534
Glaciological literature
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Vol. 1 October 1951 No. 10

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536-539
Symposium on the Deposition of Ice on Exposed Surfaces: The physics of the deposition process
J.K. Hardy

540-541
Symposium on the Deposition of Ice on Exposed Surfaces: Icing on electric railways
D.H. Coombs

541-546
Symposium on the Deposition of Ice on Exposed Surfaces: Icing in cold stores
G.G. Lilley

546-548
Symposium on the Deposition of Ice on Exposed Surfaces: Icing problems on ships
F.S. Sutherby

548-550
Symposium on the Deposition of Ice on Exposed Surfaces: Discussion
British Glaciological Society

550
Snow crystal growth: electron microscope study of snow crystal nuclei
Ukichirô Nakaya

551-556
Variations in the glacier mass of Jostedalsbreen
Olaf Rogstad

557-558
The glaciers of Jostedalsbreen
R. Finsterwalder

558
Glacier fluctuations in the Swiss Alps, 1950
British Glaciological Society

559-563
Glacier movement in north-east Greenland, 1949: with a note on some subglacial observations
W.R.B. Battle

563_568
Fluctuations of the Italian glaciers, 1950
Manfredo Vanni

564-571
Ice crystals in glaciers compared with quartz crystals in dynamically metamorphosed sandstones
A.G. MacGregor

571-573
The crystallization of ice
P.G. Owston

573-576
The effect of the altitude of the firn area on a glacier's response to temperature variations
G.S. Callendar

576-577
Early discoverers VI
Robert Hooke

British Glaciological Society

579-580_578
Instruments and Methods
Englacial investigations related to core drilling on the upper Taku Glacier, Alaska

Maynard M. Miller

580-582
Correspondence
The formation of Forbes's bands

Joel E. Fisher and R. Haefeli

582
Correspondence
Pot-holes and glacier mills

R. Streiff-Becker

583
Correspondence
Melting versus evaporation in the Sierra Nevada, California

Robert P. Sharp

583
Correspondence
The Cameron Glacier, New Zealand

Maxwell Gage

584
Review
Glaciaire et périglaciaire de l'Ata Sund nord-oriental Groenland. Marc Boyé. Expeditions Polaires Françaises. Missions Paul-Émile Victor. I. Paris, 1950. 176 pages, 37 plates, 26 text-figures, a morphological map. (English summary 2.5 pages)

H.I. Drever

585-586
Review
Ice pressure on dams: A symposium on ice pressure. Privately circulated publication by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Power Division, Joint Committee on Dams, Sub-committee on Ice Pressure against Dams. Ottawa, Canada, August 1950. 51 pages, illustr., diagrs.

J. Gutherie Brown

586
Review
Assemblée Générale d'Oslo 19-28 août 1948. Union Géodésique et Géophysique Internationale; Association Internationale d'Hydrologie Scientifique. Tome 2, Procès-verbaux des séances ; travaux de la Commission de la Neige et des Glaciers, 1950, 403 pages. Louvain : Imprimerie Ceuterick

G. Seligman

587
Review
A French-English glaciological vocabulary: Vocabulaire technique international de l'ingénieur : Supplements to La Houille Blanche, revue de l'Ingénieur Hydraulicien (Grenoble). Cinquième Année, Nos. 4,5 and 6, 1950

G. Seligman

587
Review
Frost flower. U. Nakaya and M. Hanajima. Kyoto, Japan : Kobunsha, 1950. 6 x 8½ in., 75 pages, 78 illustrations

D.L. Champion

590-594
Glaciological literature
British Glaciological Society