Exploring the Last Continent

An Introduction to Antarctica

Editors: Liggett, D., Storey, B., Cook, Y., Meduna, V. (Eds.)

  • Offers background reading to those keen to learn more about the Antarctic continent Multi-disciplinarity
  • Take a systematic approach to providing insights into Antarctic ecosystems and the geophysical environment
  • The editors and contributors are experts on Antarctica, whose work spans a wide range of relevant disciplines
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About this book

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.

Reviews

“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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Hardcover 176,79 €
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valid through November 5, 2017
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Softcover 176,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-34567-3
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Exploring the Last Continent
Book Subtitle
An Introduction to Antarctica
Editors
  • Daniela Liggett
  • Bryan Storey
  • Yvonne Cook
  • Veronika Meduna
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-18947-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-18947-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-18946-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-34567-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 597
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