Antarctica: closer than you think

Rapley, Chris. 2006 Antarctica: closer than you think. Planet Earth, Winter 2006. 10-11.

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British Antarctic Survey director Chris Rapley (above) first conceived the idea of an International Polar Year back in early 2003. It has now grown into the world’s largest coordinated science programme in 50 years. While IPY will refine our knowledge of both the Arctic and Antarctic, here Chris explains the importance of Antarctica to the whole Earth system and why the planet needs IPY now more than ever.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Other
ISSN: 1479-2605
NORA Subject Terms: Marine Sciences
Meteorology and Climatology
Date made live: 24 May 2012 08:36 +0 (UTC)

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