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Encyclopedia of the Antarctic. 1, A - K ; index.

Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The Antarctic is unique, geographically, politically, and scientifically. Antarctica is the only major part of the Earth's landmass not directly governed by one nation, but under the control of a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0415970245 9780415970242
OCLC Number: 315746020
Description: XXXIX, 579, 86 S. : ill., Kt., graph. Darst
Contents: LIST OF ENTRIESBIRDSAlbatross, AmsterdamAlbatross, Black BrowedAlbatross, Grey-HeadedAlbatross, Light Mantled SootyAlbatross, RoyalAlbatross, SootyAlbatross, WanderingAlbatross, Yellow-NosedAlbatrosses: OverviewAntarctic Important Bird Area InventoryBirds: Diving PhysiologyBirds: Specially Protected SpeciesCormorantsGull, KelpIntroduced SpeciesPenguin, AdeliePenguin, ChinstrapPenguin, CrestedPenguin, EmperorPenguin, GentooPenguin, KingPenguin, MacaroniPenguins: OverviewPetrel, AntarcticPetrel, CapePetrel, Northern GiantPetrel, SnowPetrel, Southern GiantPetrels: Pterodroma and ProcellariaPrion, AntarcticSeabird ConservationSeabird Populations and TrendsSeabirds at SeaShearwaters, Short-Tailed and SootySheathbills, Black-Faced and Pale-FacedSkuas, ChileanSkuas, South PolarSkuas, SubantarcticSkuas: OverviewSouthern FulmarStorm Petrel, Wilson'sTerns, AntarcticTerns, ArcticTerns, KerguelenTerns: OverviewTerrestrial BirdsConservation and human impactAccounts and Bibliographic MaterialsAdventurers, ModernArt, AntarcticBooks, AntarcticCarbon CycleCartography and ChartingConservationDiseases, WildlifeDry ValleysFiction and PoetryFilmFisheries and ManagementGeopolitics of AntarcticaJournals, AcademicMusic, AntarcticPhilatelyPollutionTourismTrophic LevelsGlaciologyAir HydratesAir-Borne IceAntarctic Peninsula, Glaciology Atmospheric Gas Concentrations From Air BubblesCryoSatFilchner-Ronne Ice ShelfFirn Compaction (Firnification)Glacial GeologyIce AgesIce ChemistryIce Sheet Mass BalanceIce Sheet ModelingIce Sheet: OverviewIce ShelvesIce Streams and GlaciersIce-Atmosphere Interaction and Near Surface ProcessesIce-core Analysis and Dating TechniquesIce-Rock InterfaceICESatIsotopes in IceLake EllsworthLake VostokLambert Glacier / Amery Ice ShelfLarsen Ice ShelfMega-DunesPollution Levels, DetectionRoss Ice ShelfSnow Biogenic ProcessesSnow ChemistrySnow Post-Depositional ProcessesSub-Glacial LakesSurface Energy Balance and Surface Mass BalanceSurface FeaturesThwaites and Pine Island Glacier BasinsVolcanic Events Marine MammalsBeaked Whales and Bottlenose WhalesBlue WhaleCrabeater SealDiving--Marine MammalsFin whaleFur Seal, AntarcticFur Seal, Sub-AntarcticHumpback WhaleInternational Whaling Commission (IWC)Killer WhaleLeopard SealMinke WhaleRoss SealSeals: OverviewSei WhaleSouthern Elephant SealSouthern Right WhaleWeddell SealWhales: Overview Solar-terrestrial physics and astronomyAstronomical Observations from AntarcticaAstronomy, InfraredAuroraAuroral SubstormCosmic Microwave Background RadiationCosmic RaysGeomagnetic FieldGeospace, Observing from AntarcticaIonosphereMagnetic StormMagnetosphere of EarthMagnetospheric ConvectionNeutrino AstronomyPlasmasphereRadio NoiseSolar WindSpace WeatherSubmillimeter AstronomySun-Earth InteractionsULF Pulsations Technology and transportAircraft RunwaysArchaeology, HistoricAviationBase Technology: Architecture and DesignBase Technology: Building ServicesClothingCommunicationsField CampsHealth Care and MedicineIce Roads/PavementsInternational Cooperation in LogisticsLiving in a Cold ClimateMaritime TransportOperational Environmental ManagementTerrestrial TransportAtmosphere and ClimateAtmospheric Boundary LayerBiological MicroclimatesClimateClimate ChangeClimate ModellingClimate OscillationsCloudsEarth System, Antarctica as part ofMeteorological ObservingOzone and the Polar StrastopherePaleoclimatologyPolar MesospherePrecipitationSynoptic-Scale Weather Systems: Fronts and JetsTeleconnectionsTemperatureWeather ForecastingWeather Systems, Polar Lows and MesoscaleWindGeographyAmsterdam Island (Ile Amsterdam)Antarctic PeninsulaAntarctic: Definitions and BoundariesAuckland IslandsBalleny IslandsBouvetoyaCampbell IslandsCrozet Islands (Iles Crozet)Deception IslandGough IslandHeard and McDonald IslandsKerguelen Islands (Iles Kerguelen)King George IslandMacquarie IslandMcDonald IslandsOasesPeter I OyPlace-namesPrince Edward IslandsRoss IslandSouth GeorgiaSouth Orkney IslandsSouth PoleSouth Sandwich IslandsSouth Shetland IslandsSouthern Ocean History, exploration, history of scienceAmundsen, RoaldAustralasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-14)Belgian Antarctic (Belgica) Expedition (1897-99)Bellingshausen, Fabian vonBiscoe, JohnBorchgrevink, Carsten E.Bouvet de Lozier, Jean-BaptisteBritish Antarctic (Erebus and Terror) Expedition (1839-43)British Antarctic (Nimrod) expedition (1907-09)British Antarctic (Southern Cross) Expedition (1898-1900)British Antarctic (Terra Nova) expedition (1910-13)British Antarctic (Terra Nova) expedition, Northern PartyBritish Graham Land Expedition (1934-37)British Imperial Expedition (1920-22)British National Antarctic (Discovery) Expedition (1901-04)British-Australia-New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) (1929-31)Bruce, William SpeirsByrd, Richard E.Challenger expedition (1872-76)Chanticleer expedition (1828-31)Charcot, Jean-BaptisteChristensen Antarctic Expeditions (1927-37)Christensen, LarsCommonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955-58)Cook, JamesDallman, EduardDavid, T.W. EdgeworthDavis, John KingDe Gerlache de Gomery, Baron AdrienDebenham, FrankDiet (including scurvy)Discovery Investigations (1925-51)Dogs, Ponies, and Sledging in ExpeditionsDrygalski, Erich vonDumont d'Urville, Jules Sebastien CesarDundee Whaling Expedition (1892-93)Ellsworth, LincolnEnderby, MessrsExploration of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic: HistoryFalkland Islands and Dependencies: Aerial Survey ExpeditionsFilchner, WilhelmFoyn, SvendFrench Antarctic (Pourquoi Pas?) expedition (1908-10)French Antarctic Expedition (1903-05)French Naval (Astrolabe and Zelee) Expedition (1837-40)Fuchs, Vivian ErnestGerman Antarctic (Deutschland) Expedition (1911-12)German Antarctic (Gauss) Expedition (1901-03)German Antarctic (Schwabenland) expedition (1938-39)Hanssen, HelmerHillary, EdmundHooker, Joseph DaltonImperial Trans-Antarctic (Endurance) Expedition (1914-17)International Geophysical YearInternational Polar YearsJapanese (Shirase) Antarctic Expedition (1910-12)Kerguelen-Tremarec, Yves-Joseph deLarsen, Carl AntonLaw, PhillipMarkham, ClementsMarr, J.W.S.Mawson, DouglasNansen, FridtjofNeumayer, Georg vonNordenskjoeld, Nils Otto GustafNorwegian (Fram) Expedition (1910-12)Norwegian (Tonsberg) Whaling Expedition (1893-95)Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (1949-52)Oates, Captain Lawrence Edward GracePalmer, Nathaniel BrownPetermann, AugustPhotography in the AntarcticPriestley, RaymondRiiser-Larsen, HjalmarRonne Antarctic Research Expedition (1947-48)Ross Sea Party, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17)Ross, James ClarkRoyal Geographical Society and Antarctic ExplorationRoyal Society and Antarctic Exploration and ScienceRussian Naval (Vostok and Mirnyy) Expedition (1819-21)Science: History of in AntarcticScott, Robert FalconScottish National Antarctic Expedition (1902-04)Sealing, History ofShackleton, ErnestShackleton-Rowett Antarctic (Quest) Expedition (1921-22)Shirase, NobuSiple, PaulSouth Shetland Islands, Discovery ofSwedish (Antarctic) Expedition (1901-03)Swedish (Antarctic) Expedition: Relief ExpeditionsUnited States (Byrd) Antarctic Expedition (1928-30)United States (Byrd) Antarctic Expedition (1933-35)United States (Byrd) Antarctic Expedition, 1939-1940United States Exploring Expedition (1838-42)United States Navy Developments Projects (Operations Highjump and Windmill)Weddell, JamesWhaling, History ofWild, FrankWilkes, CharlesWilkins, George HubertWilson, Edward AdrianWisting, OscarWomen in the AntarcticWordie, James MannWorsley, Frank ArthurOceanographyAmundsen Sea: OceanographyAntarctic DivergenceBellingshausen Sea: OceanographyBottom Water: AntarcticCircumpolar Current: AntarcticCircumpolar Deep WaterContinental Shelves and SlopesEast Antarctic Continental Margin, Oceanography ofEddies in the Southern OceanGases: Dissolved Oxygen, Nutrients, CO2 and OthersGeochemical Water Mass TracersIcebergsIntermediate WaterOceanography Research Platforms and Sampling EquipmentPolar FrontPolynyas, Leads in the Southern OceanRoss Sea, OceanographyScotia Sea, Bransfield and Drake Passage, OceanographySouthern Ocean Circulation, ModelingSouthern Ocean: BathymetrySouthern Ocean: BiogeochemistrySouthern Ocean: Climate Change and VariabilitySouthern Ocean: Fronts and `Frontal Zones'Southern Ocean: Regional CurrentsSouthern Ocean: Sediments and PaleoceanographySouthern Ocean: Vertical StructureSurface WaterThermohaline and Wind-Driven CirculationsTides and WavesWeddell Sea, OceanographyWeddell, Ross and Other Polar Gyres Sea IceMarginal Ice ZonePack Ice and Fast IceRemote SensingSea Ice: Crystal Texture and MicrostructureSea Ice: Microbial Communities and Primary ProductionSea Ice: Types and FormationSea Ice: Weather and ClimateMarine BiologyBenthic CommunitiesBiodiversity, MarineCopepodsDeep SeaDeep Spider CrabsEchinodermsFish: OverviewFood Web, MarineGigantismGrowthIce Disturbance and ColonisationLarvaeMarine Biology: History and EvolutionMarine DebrisMarine InvasionsMolluscsPelagic CommunitiesPhytoplanktonPolar Frontal ZoneProductivity and BiomassReproductionSeaweedsSquidToothfishZooplankton and KrillGeologyAntarctic Peninsula, Geology ofBeacon SupergroupBransfield Strait and South Shetland Islands, Geology ofCoal, Oil, and GasDrake Passage, Opening ofEast Antarctic ShieldFerrar SupergroupFossils, InvertebrateFossils, PlantFossils, VertebrateGeological Evolution and Structure of AntarcticaGondwanaIslands of the Scotia Ridge, Geology ofMarie Byrd Land, Geology ofMarine GeologyMcMurdo Volcanic GroupMeteoritesMineralizationMountains, Transantarctic: GeologyNeotectonicsPlate tectonicsRodiniaShackleton RangeSub-Antarctic Islands, Geology ofVictoria Land, Geology ofVolcanoesWeddell Sea Region, Plate Tectonic Evolution ofWest Antarctic Rift SystemTerrestrial biology and limnologyAdaptation and EvolutionAerobiologyAlgaeAlgal MatsAnhydrobiosisBiodiversity, TerrestrialBiogeochemistry, TerrestrialBiogeographyBioindicatorsClimate Change BiologyCold HardinessColonizationCryoconite CommunitiesCryptoendolithic CommunitiesDecompositionDesiccation ToleranceDry Valleys, Biology ofEcosystem FunctioningEcotoxicologyExobiologyFlowering PlantsFood Web, FreshwaterFungiGene FlowHeated GroundInsectsLichensLiverwortsMicrobiologyMossesNematodesOases, Biology ofParasitic Insects: Lice and FleasParasitic Insects: Mites and TicksPolar DesertProtozoaRestoration: Sub-Antarctic IslandsRotifersSeasonalitySoilsSpringtailsStreams and LakesTardigradesVegetationResearch Programs/International Organizations, ATSAlbatross and Petrels, Agreement for the Conservation ofAlfred Wegener Institute, GermanyAmundsen-Scott StationANARE/ Australian Antarctic DivisionAntarctic Seals, Convention for the Conservation ofAntarctic Treaty SystemArctic and Antarctic Research Institute, RussiaArgentina: Antarctic ProgramAustralia: Antarctic ProgramBelgium: Antarctic ProgramBrazil: Antarctic ProgramBritish Antarctic SurveyBulgaria: Antarctic ProgramCanada: Antarctic ProgramChile: Antarctic InstituteChina: Antarctic ProgramConservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora: Agreed MeasuresConvention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resource Activities (CRAMRA)Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programmes (COMNAP)Finland: Antarctic ProgramFrance: Antarctic ProgramFrance: Institut Polaire Francais Paul-Emile Victor (IPEV) and Terres Australes et Antartiques Francaises (TAAF)Germany: Antarctic ProgramGlobal Ocean Monitoring Programs in the Southern OceanGreenpeaceIndia: Antarctic ProgramInternational Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)Italy: Antarctic ProgramJapan: Antarctic ProgramMcMurdo StationNational Antarctic ProgramsNational Institute for Polar Research, JapanNetherlands: Antarctic ProgramNew Zealand: Antarctic ProgramNorway: Antarctic ProgramOffice of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, USAPakistan, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Estonia: Antarctic ProgramsPoland: Antarctic ProgramProtected Areas within the Antarctic Treaty AreaProtocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic TreatyRussia: Antarctic ProgramScientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR)Scott Polar Research Institute, UKSouth Africa: Antarctic ProgramSouth Korea: Antarctic ProgramSouthern Ocean CoalitionSpain: Antarctic ProgramUkraine: Antarctic ProgramUnited Kingdom: Antarctic ProgramUnited NationsUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)United States: Antarctic ProgramVostok StationWorld Climate Research ProgrammeWorld Conservation Union (IUCN)World Meteorological Organization


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