Past Antarctica
  • Author : Marc Oliva
  • Release Date : 04 June 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128179260

Past Antarctica Book Summary

Past Antarctica: Paleoclimatology and Climate Change presents research on the past and present of Antarctica in reference to its current condition, including considerations for effects due to climate change. Experts in the field explore key topics, including environmental changes, human colonization and present environmental trends. Addressing a wide range of fields, including the biosphere, geology and biochemistry, the book offers geographers, climatologists and other Earth scientists a vital resource that is beneficial to an understanding of Antarctica, its history and conservation efforts. Synthesizes research on the past and present of Antarctica, bringing together top Earth scientists who work in this discipline Presents the most complete reconstruction of the paleoclimate and environment of Antarctica, tying in long-term climatic changes to the current environment Offers perspectives from different branches of the Earth Sciences using a spatial-temporal lens

Past Antarctica

Past Antarctica

Author : Marc Oliva,Jesus Ruiz Fernandez
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Science
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Past Antarctica: Paleoclimatology and Climate Change presents research on the past and present of Antarctica in reference to its current condition, including considerations for effects due to climate change. Experts in the field explore key topics, including environmental changes, human colonization and present environmental trends. Addressing a wide range of ...

Exploration of Subsurface Antarctica

Exploration of Subsurface Antarctica

Author : M.J. Siegert,S.S.R. Jamieson,D.A. White
Publisher : Geological Society of London
Genre : Science
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Our appreciation of glaciological processes in Antarctica suffers from a lack of observations in regions where numerical models indicate the ice sheet to be susceptible to ocean and/or atmospheric warming. The solution lies in the use and development of glacier geophysics. In this volume we present a series of ...

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Author : Peter J. Beck
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Political Science
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First published in 1986, this book considers the nature of international interest in Antarctica and the positions of those involved. It looks at the significance of the historical dimension, the development of the treaty system, the management of marine and mineral resources, the role of the United Nations and the impact ...

Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

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Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Polar Research Board,Committee on Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
Publisher : National Academies Press
Genre : Science
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Antarctica and the surrounding Southern Ocean remains one of the world's last frontiers. Covering nearly 14 million km² (an area approximately 1.4 times the size of the United States), Antarctica is the coldest, driest, highest, and windiest continent on Earth. While it is challenging to live and work in this extreme environment, ...

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Author : Klaus Dodds,Alan D. Hemmings,Peder Roberts
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
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The Antarctic and Southern Ocean are hotspots for contemporary endeavours to oversee 'the last frontier' of the Earth. The Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica offers a wide-ranging and comprehensive overview of the governance, geopolitics, international law, cultural studies and history of the region. Four thematic sections take readers from ...

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Author : Julian Sancton
Publisher : Crown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The “exquisitely researched and deeply engrossing” (The New York Times) true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry—with the ship frozen in ice and the crew trapped inside for the entire sunless, Antarctic winter “The energy of the narrative never flags. . . . ...

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Author : Dieter K. Fütterer,Detlef Damaske,Georg Kleinschmidt,Hubert Miller,Franz Tessensohn
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Science
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Sixty articles arranged in eight thematic sections refer to most recent geological and geophysical results of Antarctic research. The Precambrian of the East Antarctic shield and its geological history is considered as well as sub-ice topography, geophysics and stratigraphy, sedimentology and geophysics of the surrounding Southern Ocean. Particular emphasis is ...