Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World

Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World Author: -
eBook Title: Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World
ISBN10: 0309118549
ISBN13: 978-0309118545
Language: English
Publisher: National Academies Press (May 18, 2008)
Category: Science & Math
Subcategory: Earth Sciences
Size ePub vers.: 1395 kb
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Rating: 3.9
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Pages: 162 pages

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.

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