Exploring the Last Continent: An Introduction to Antarctica (Paperback)
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Exploring the Last Continent: An Introduction to Antarctica (Paperback)

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Paperback 597 Pages / Published: 23/08/2016
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This multi-disciplinary book will cater to students and those who want to have a more critical look behind the scenes of Antarctic science. This book will take a systems approach to providing insights into Antarctic ecosystems and the geophysical environment. Further, the book will link these insights to a discussion of current issues, such as climate change, bio prospecting, environmental management and Antarctic politics. It will be written and edited by experienced Antarctic researchers and scientists from a wide range of disciplines. Academic references will be included for those who wish to delve deeper into the topics discussed in the book.

Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
ISBN: 9783319345673
Number of pages: 597
Weight: 9066 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201


MEDIA REVIEWS

"The book is well-organized with frequent subheadings enabling readers to dive in and find information on a particular topic of interest. ... This volume will be a useful resource to anyone involved in Antarctic science, environmental regulation, or politics, enabling them to find information about areas beyond their own speciality. At the same time, it covers a wide range of topics presented in a way that is accessible to interested general readers." (Robert Larter, The Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol. 93 (1), March, 2018)

"This book provides an introduction to the exploration of Antarctica ... . The volume includes a short introduction followed by four sections of articles arranged thematically. ... Broad and thoughtful in its approach, this work is a valuable addition to the expanding canon of analyses of the history and future of Antarctica. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners; general readers." (H. Doss, Choice, Vol. 53 (9), May, 2016)

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