Antarctica and the Arctic Circle A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth s Polar Regions 2 volumes

Written By Andrew J. Hund
Antarctica and the Arctic Circle  A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth s Polar Regions  2 volumes
  • Publsiher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 14 October 2014
  • ISBN : 1610693930
  • Pages : 848 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Antarctica and the Arctic Circle A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth s Polar Regions 2 volumes written by Andrew J. Hund which was release on 14 October 2014, this book published by ABC-CLIO. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This one-stop reference is a perfect resource for anyone interested in the North and South Poles, whether their interest relates to history, wildlife, or the geography of these regions in the news today. • Introduces natural phenomena and flora and fauna found at the North and South Pole regions • Discusses current concerns related to climate change and its impact on the polar regions • Furnishes students with an understanding of territorial claims and political issues surrounding the North and South Poles • Includes cross-references to enable readers to draw connections between topics • Offers further readings at the end of each entry as well as a Guide to Related Topics to stimulate student research

The Arctic

The Arctic
  • Author : Klaus Dodds,Mark Nuttall
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-23
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : Conversations defining the Arctic region often provoke debate and controversy -- for scientists, this lies in the imprecise and imaginary line known as the Arctic Circle; for countries like Canada, Russia, the United States, and Denmark, such discussions are based in competition for land and resources; for indigenous communities, those ...

Ancient People of the Arctic

Ancient People of the Arctic
  • Author : Robert McGhee
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : The Palaeo-Eskimos have left far more than the hundreds of pieces of art recovered by archaeologists and the evidence of human ingenuity and endurance on the perimeter of the habitable world. Their most valuable legacy lies in the realization that these two things occurred together and were part of the ...

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth s Polar Regions 2 volumes

Antarctica and the Arctic Circle  A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth s Polar Regions  2 volumes
  • Author : Andrew J. Hund
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-10-14
  • Total pages : 848
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : This one-stop reference is a perfect resource for anyone interested in the North and South Poles, whether their interest relates to history, wildlife, or the geography of these regions in the news today. • Introduces natural phenomena and flora and fauna found at the North and South Pole regions • Discusses current ...

The Arctic Climate System

The Arctic Climate System
  • Author : Mark C. Serreze,Roger G. Barry
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-21
  • Total pages : 415
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : This second edition provides completely up-to-date, scientifically rigorous yet highly accessible overview of Arctic climate science, for advanced students and researchers....

Renewable Energy for the Arctic

Renewable Energy for the Arctic
  • Author : Gisele Arruda
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-08-06
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : This book explores various facets of the transition to renewable energy in the Arctic region. It critically examines the adverse effects of fossil fuel extraction and use, environmental and social impacts of climate change, and the possibility of a low carbon energy system through innovation and technology. Drawing together a ...

Environmental Security in the Arctic Ocean

Environmental Security in the Arctic Ocean
  • Author : Paul Arthur Berkman,Alexander N. Vylegzhanin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-11-29
  • Total pages : 459
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : This seminal book results from a NATO Advanced Research Workshop at the University of Cambridge with Russian co-directorship, enabling the first formal dialogue between NATO and Russia about security issues in the Arctic Ocean. Involving interdisciplinary participation with experts from 17 nations, including all of the Arctic states, this workshop itself ...

The Arctic Grail

The Arctic Grail
  • Author : Pierre Berton
  • Publisher : New York : Viking
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : Examines the nineteenth century quest for the Northwest Passage linking the Atlantic and the Pacific, and the North Pole....

A Farewell to Ice

A Farewell to Ice
  • Author : P. Wadhams
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : Ice, the magic crystal -- A brief history of ice on planet Earth -- The modern cycle of ice ages -- The greenhouse effect -- Sea ice meltback begins -- The future of Arctic sea ice the death spiral -- The accelerating effects of Arctic feedbacks -- Arctic methane, a ...

The Freshwater Budget of the Arctic Ocean

The Freshwater Budget of the Arctic Ocean
  • Author : Edward Lyn Lewis,E. Peter Jones,Peter Lemke,Terry D. Prowse,Peter Wadhams
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2000-05-31
  • Total pages : 623
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Tallinn, Estonia, 27 April-1 May 1998...

A History of the Arctic

A History of the Arctic
  • Author : John McCannon
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release Date : 2013-02-15
  • Total pages : 349
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : Bitter cold and constant snow. Polar bears, seals, and killer whales. Victor Frankenstein chasing his monstrous creation across icy terrain in a dogsled. The arctic calls to mind a myriad different images. Consisting of the Arctic Ocean and parts of Canada, the United States, Russia, Greenland, Finland, Norway and Sweden, ...

Handbook on Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic

Handbook on Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic
  • Author : Joachim Weber
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-06-25
  • Total pages : 378
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : Against the backdrop of climate change and tectonic political shifts in world politics, this handbook provides an overview of the most crucial geopolitical and security related issues in the Arctic. It discusses established shareholder's policies in the Arctic – those of Russia, Canada, the USA, Denmark, and Norway – as well as ...

In the Arctic

In the Arctic
  • Author : Stuart Baker
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 32
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : Discusses the effects of climate change on polar bears, caribou, permafrost, indigenous people, the Northwest Passage, and farming....

The Arctic

The Arctic
  • Author : H. G. R. King
  • Publisher : Abc-Clio Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : 935 annotated entries covering a wide range of specific subjects under broad headings, e.g. Geography, Flora and Fauna, History, Biographies of Arctic Explorers, and Education. Also entries on major geographical areas, e.g. Svalbard, Greenland. Includes author and title indexes....

The Climate of the Arctic

The Climate of the Arctic
  • Author : Rajmund Przybylak
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : th Towards the end of the 19 century some researchers put forward the hypothesis that the Polar regions may play the key role in the shaping of the global climate. This supposition found its full confirmation in empirical and th model research conducted in the 20 century, particularly in recent decades. The ...

The Arctic Council

The Arctic Council
  • Author : Douglas C. Nord
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Total pages : 124
  • ISBN : 1610693930
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Summary : This book helps us to think carefully about how this area of the world should be best handled in the future by offering a concise and accessible introduction to the Arctic Council. Over the past two decades, the Arctic has evolved from being a remote region in international affairs to ...