glaciology[glā′s̸hē äl′ə jē, -sē-]
glaciology definition by Webster's New World
- the scientific study of the formation, movements, etc. of glaciers
- the glacial formations of a particular region
Origin: glacio- (; from glacier) plush -logy
glaciology definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The scientific study of glaciers and their effects on the landscape.
Origin: glaci(er) + -logy.
- glaˌci·o·logˈic , glaˌci·o·logˈi·cal adjective
- glaˌci·olˈo·gist noun