Future science opportunities in Antarctica and the Sout...

Future science opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean / Committee on Future Science Oppo...

Export this record

Export selected records

Export record to excel

File type to download

Beta version

Record title

Future science opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean / Committee on Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Call numbers

N559.89/6

Record identifier

74VvG03jXbQX

Future science opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean / Committee on Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VvG03jXbQX

Future science opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean / Committee on Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Full title

Future science opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean / Committee on Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

Publisher

Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2011.

Call Numbers

N559.89/6

Record Identifier

74VvG03jXbQX

Language

English

Formats

Physical Description

Contents

xiv, 195 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Introduction -- Fundamental questions of global change -- Fundamental questions of scientific discovery -- Opportunities to enhance research in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean -- Future directions in Antarctic and Southern Ocean science.

Publication information

Publisher

Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2011.

More information

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Summary

"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, this region offer...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Future science opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean / Committee on Future Science Opportunities in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies.

NOTES

General note

Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-160).

Additional physical form availability note

Also available online.

Date Published

c2011.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Date Copyright

c2011.

Other version (online)

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

N559.89/6

Record Identifier

74VvG03jXbQX

Permalink

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VvG03jXbQX

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

ISBN

0309214696

9780309214698

MMS ID

991012731279702626

How to access this item