Title Antarctica; an introduction to a remote continent [Antártida; introducción a un continente remoto]
Author Sánchez, R.A.
Author Affil Sánchez, R.A., Instituto Antártico Argentino, Dirección Nacional del Antártico, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Source 255p. . Publisher: Editorial Albatros, Buenos Aires, Argentina. ISBN: 978-950-24- 1211-5
Publication Date 2007
Notes In Spanish. 109 refs. Ant. Acc. No: 85840. CRREL Acc. No: 63003382
Index Terms animals; climate; climatic change; ecology; ecosystems; exploration; geomorphology; glacial geology; history; international cooperation; landforms; legislation; pollution; tectonics; volcanoes; Antarctica--Antarctic Peninsula; Antarctica-- Deception Island; Southern Ocean; Antarctic Peninsula; Antarctica; biota; chronostratigraphy; climate change; Deception Island; dry valleys; environmental management; glacial features; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; land use; mineral resources; Scotia Sea Islands; South Shetland Islands
Abstract This volume is an introduction to the remote continent of Antarctica. Covering a wide variety of disciplines its aim is to provide information on a broad spectrum of research activities being conducted on the continent, the surrounding Southern Ocean and subantarctic regions. Chapters include: Geographical aspects; Life-forms; Exploration history; the Antarctic Treaty; Human activity; and Environmental protection. (mte)
Publication Type monograph
Record ID 290998