To the Arctic: An Introduction to the Far Northern World

To the Arctic: An Introduction to the Far Northern World

by Steven B. Young

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ISBN-13: 9780471078890
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/11/1994
Series: Science Editions Series
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 7.56(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Bears, Boreas, and Celestial Mechanics: How We Define and Subdivide the Polar Regions.
Polar Weather and Climate.
Ice and Snow.
Glaciers and Glaciology.
Polar Landscapes: Glacial Geology and Geomorphology.
The Periglacial Environment.
Ice Ages.
Gateway to the Arctic: The Northern Forest and the Timberline.
Tundra Vegetation and Zonation.
Tundra Animals.
Cold Seas, Shores, and Inland Waters.
Birds of the Arctic.
Ice Ages II.
The Human Presence in the Arctic.
Index.

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