Antarctica:: A Keystone in a Changing World

Antarctica:: A Keystone in a Changing World

by Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Polar Research Board, National Research Council, U.S. Geological Survey
     
 

Antarctica is the center from which all surrounding continental bodies separated millions of years ago. Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World, reinforces the importance of continual changes in the country's history and the impact of these changes on global systems. The book also places emphasis on deciphering the climate records in ice cores,

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Antarctica is the center from which all surrounding continental bodies separated millions of years ago. Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World, reinforces the importance of continual changes in the country's history and the impact of these changes on global systems. The book also places emphasis on deciphering the climate records in ice cores, geologic cores, rock outcrops and those inferred from climate models. New technologies for the coming decades of geoscience data collection are also highlighted. Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World is a collection of papers that were presented by keynote speakers at the 10th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences. It is of interest to policy makers, researchers and scientific institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309118545
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
04/18/2008
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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