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The ferocious summer : Palmer's penguins and the warming of Antarctica

Author: Meredith Hooper
Publisher: London : Profile, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Antarctic Peninsula is for all of us an early warning system. This brilliant book tells the story of Antarctic warming and of how scientists are piecing together the jigsaw of causes and impacts, here in particular through a study of the changing lives and habits of a group of Adelie penguins. To write this book Meredith Hooper worked with key scientists in bases, on ice breakers and in research vessels. Her  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Hooper
ISBN: 9781846680236 1846680239
OCLC Number: 225445326
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: xix, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps, color portrait ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Meredith Hooper.

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Antarctica's capacity to create, store and disperse ice is critical to the way our planet functions. But along the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula there has been a 40 per cent decrease in the  Read more...

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Fascinating ... For decades, Antarctica's chief export has been scientific knowledge. This book does justice to the valuable work that is being done to add to that knowledge. * Sunday Times * Hooper Read more...

 
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