• Alley, R. B., 2000, The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 229 pp.
  • Benn, D. I., & D. J. Evans, 2010, Glaciers and Glaciation, 2nd edition, Hodder Arnold, London, 816 pp.
  • Fagan, B. M., 2009, The Complete Ice Age: How Climate Change Shaped the World, Thames & Hudson, New York, 240 pp.
  • Ferguson, S. A., 1992, Glaciers of North America: A Field Guide, Fulcrum Publishers, Golden, CO, 176 pp.
  • Imbrie, J., & K. P. Imbrie, 1979, Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery, Enslow Publishers: Short Hills, NJ, 224 pp.
  • Macdougall, J. D., 2004, Frozen Earth: The Once and Future Story of Ice Ages, University of California Press, Berkeley, 256 pp.
  • Mickelson, D. M., L. J. Maher Jr., & S. L. Simpson, 2011, Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 305 pp.
  • Pidwirny, M., 2006, Landforms of Glaciation, in: Fundamentals of Physical Geography, 2nd edition,
  • Ruddiman, W. F., 2001, Earth’s Climate: Past and Future, W. H. Freeman, New York, 465 pp.
  • White, C., 2013, The Melting World: A Journey Across America’s Vanishing Glaciers, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 272 pp.

Books and Articles on Glaciers in the Western US

  • Fountain, A. G., & E. Safran, 2010, Imperiled glaciers of the American West, American Paleontologist, 18(4): 10 - 14.
  • Guyton, B., 2001, Glaciers of California: Modern Glaciers, Ice Age Glaciers, Origin of Yosemite Valley, and a Glacier Tour in the Sierra Nevada, University of California Press, Berkeley, 223 pp.
  • Post, A., & E. LaChapelle, 2000, Glacier Ice, revised edition, University of Washington Press, Seattle, 160 pp. (Aerial photographs of glaciers along the North Pacific Coast of North America and into the interior ranges of Alaska.)
  • Rennick, P. (ed.), 1993, Alaska’s Glaciers, revised edition, Alaska Geographic Society, Anchorage, 144 pp.

Websites on Glaciers in the Western US