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Antarctic mapping: a bleak future?

Thomson, Janet. 1997 Antarctic mapping: a bleak future? Antarctic Science, 9 (4). 10.1017/S0954102097000461

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Abstract/Summary

Antarctic cartographers face many challenges. They are required to prepare accurate maps of a remote and dangerous environment in support of science programmes, logistic operations, and search and rescue activities. Yet they have limited resources in terms of manpower, funds and primary source material for this vital work, perhaps because their science discipline is held in low esteem by their peers. They are commonly regarded as service providers rather than scientists in their own right.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1017/S0954102097000461
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Pre 2000 programme
ISSN: 0954-1020
NORA Subject Terms: Data and Information
Date made live: 04 Oct 2016 10:56 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/514726

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