Description / Table of Contents:
Contents: List of contributors. - Foreword: Rt Hon the Lord Shackleton KG FRS. - Editor's introduction. - List of acronyms. - 1. Historic overview: Great Britain, New Zealand and Antarctica. - PART 1: CURRENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE. - 2. Antarctica and global climatic change: review of prominent issues. - 3. Global climate models and Antarctic climatic change. - 4. Antarctica and global climatic change: a geological perspective. - 5. Antarctic ice studies in global climatic change: a comment. - PART 2: ATMOSPHERE, ICE AND OCEAN. - 6. Atmosphere-ice-ocean interactions in the Antarctic. - 7. Atmosphere-ice-ocean: do we really understand what is going on?. - 8. The response of the Antarctic ice sheet to climatic change. - 9. The stepped response of ice sheets to climatic change. - PART 3: ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSES. - 10. Critical ecosystems and nature conservation in Antarctica. - 11. Polar ecosystems, management and climate modelling. - 12. Strategies for mitigating impacts of climatic change. - 13. Strategies for mitigating impacts of climatic change: the science and the challenge. - 14. Antarctica and global climatic change: a guide to recent literature. - Index
Type of Medium:
Monograph available for loan
XV, 198 S. : graph. Darst.
Polar Research Series