Antarctica and the global jigsaw – a centennial perspective
Walton, D.W.H.. 2005 Antarctica and the global jigsaw – a centennial perspective. Archives of Natural History, 32 (2). 394-401.Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)
Historical perspectives have shown how several scientific disciplines have developed their Antarctic component over the last century. Antarctic science has changed from a secondary activity of privately organised expeditions by a few countries to a major international activity supported by over 30 countries and and making a major contribution to Earth System Science and the improvement of global climate models. What was once a backwater of science is now in the main stream and the seminal contributions of the Discovery expedition and others from the "Heroic Age" of exploration are now becoming clear.
|Programmes:||BAS Programmes > Well Found Laboratory|
|Additional Information:||Full text not available from publisher's website|
|NORA Subject Terms:||General > History of Science|
|Date made live:||21 Jan 2008 15:17|
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