By W. Nigel Bonner,N. Bonner,David Walton

ISBN-10: 110700392X

ISBN-13: 9781107003927

Antarctica, an enormous land distant from the opposite continents and nonetheless the least identified of all of them, presents a distinct foreign laboratory for technological know-how. regardless of the prices, an increasing number of international locations are assisting uncomplicated clinical learn at the continent and in its surrounding seas. Our wisdom of existence during this severe setting, even if restricted, means that it's a key setting for lots of parts of technology. capability financial advancements for foodstuff and minerals in addition to expanding political issues may possibly jeopardise the current clinical accord sooner or later. now could be the time to take inventory: what can we learn about Antarctic ecology? What are the threats and the way can they be met? during this quantity Antarctic scientists from six international locations write concerning the Antarctic ecosystem.

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