Antarctic Climate Evolution
  • Author : Fabio Florindo
  • Release Date : 10 October 2008
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 606
  • ISBN 13 : 0080931618

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Book Description: Antarctic Climate Evolution is the first book dedicated to furthering knowledge on the evolution of the world’s largest ice sheet over its ~34 million year history. This volume provides the latest information on subjects ranging from terrestrial and marine geology to sedimentology and glacier geophysics. An overview of Antarctic climate change, analyzing historical, present-day and future developments Contributions from leading experts and scholars from around the world Informs and updates climate change scientists and experts in related areas of study

Antarctic Climate Evolution

Antarctic Climate Evolution

Author : Fabio Florindo,Martin Siegert
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Science
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Antarctic Climate Evolution is the first book dedicated to furthering knowledge on the evolution of the world’s largest ice sheet over its ~34 million year history. This volume provides the latest information on subjects ranging from terrestrial and marine geology to sedimentology and glacier geophysics. An overview of Antarctic climate ...

Antarctic Climate Evolution

Antarctic Climate Evolution

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Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Science
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Earth s Climate Evolution

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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Science
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Author : International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences 5th : 1987 : Cambridge, England
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Science
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Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : Science
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Author : John B. Anderson,Julia S. Wellner
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Science
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Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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Author : U.S. Geological Survey,National Research Council,Polar Research Board
Publisher : National Academies Press
Genre : Science
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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Science
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