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Conflicts of interest in the use of Antarctica

Drewry, David J.. 1994 Conflicts of interest in the use of Antarctica. In: Hempel, Gotthilf, (ed.) Antarctic Science: global concerns. Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 12-30.

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The International Geophysical Year of 1957–58 demonstrated the effective use of the Antarctic for peaceful international scientific activity, and the Antarctic Treaty of 1961 acknowledges the important contribution of science. The pre-eminent position accorded to science has been vindicated: 30 years of intensive research have shown the intimate connections and controlling influences of Antarctica on the principal environmental systems of planet Earth (climate, ocean circulation and sea level)

Item Type: Publication - Book Section
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1007/978-3-642-78711-9_3
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Pre 2000 programme
ISBN: 9783540575597
Date made live: 25 Jan 2017 09:24 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/516024

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