Talk:Glaciology

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Definition of Glaciology[edit]

Glaciology is normally considered to be the study of frozen water in all its forms. Sea ice, for example, is a field of glaciology (and of course oceanography). Glaciers are only one aspect of glaciology and your first sentence should really reflect that. You may wish to note the International Glaciological Society refers to " any aspect of snow and ice" (www.igsoc.org). I would also suggest you note that with recent inter-planetary saetllite missions, particularly those to Mars, this definition of glaciology might be expanded to include frozen carbon dioxide. Keep up the good work!130.237.175.198 13:04, 30 April 2007 (UTC)