Title The Antarctic environment in the global system
Author Summerhayes, C.P. (editor); Ainley, D.; Barrett, P.; Bindschadler, R.A.; Clarke, A.; Convey, P.; Fahrbach, E.; Gutt, J.; Hodgson, D.A.; Meredith, M.; Murray, A.; Pörtner, H.; Di Prisco, G.; Schiel, S.; Speer, K.; Turner, J.; Verde, C.; Willems, A.
Author Affil Summerhayes, C.P., Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, International. Other: NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center; Institute of Protein Biochemistry, Italy; Alfred Wegener Institute, Federal Republic of Germany; University of Maine; Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, International; NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center; British Antarctic Survey, United Kingdom; Institute of Protein Biochemistry, Italy; Alfred Wegener Institute, Federal Republic of Germany
Source Antarctic climate change and the environment; a contribution to the International Polar Year 2007-2008, J. Turner, R.A. Bindschadler, P. Convey, G. Di Prisco, E. Fahrbach, J. Gutt, D.A. Hodgson, P.A. Mayewski and C.P. Summerhayes; Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Cambridge, p.1-32, . Availability: Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN: 978-0-948277-22- 1
Publication Date Nov. 25, 2008
Notes In English Ant. Acc. No: 87494. CRREL Acc. No: 64002304
Index Terms atmospheric circulation; animals; climate; climatic change; ecology; geochemical cycles; global change; ice; ice cover; temperature; Antarctica; Southern Ocean; biota; carbon; carbon cycle; carbon dioxide; climate change; geochemical cycle; ice cover distribution; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Research Publications; ocean circulation; sea ice
Abstract This report of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research was prepared as a contribution to the International Polar Year 2007-08. This chapter looks at the Antarctic environment in the global system. Sections include: Physical setting; Antarctic cryosphere; Role of the Antarctic in the global climate system; Observations for studies of environmental change in the Antarctic; Climate of the Antarctic and its variability; Biota of the Antarctic. (mte)
Publication Type technical report
Record ID 297457