Climate change and the polar regions

Shuckburgh, Emily ORCID: 2013 Climate change and the polar regions. Science in Parliament, 70 (2). 14-16.

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Stretching back to Scott's doomed Terra Nova expedition, the enigmatic polar regions have long been a source of fascination for explorers and scientists alike. Today the polar regions remain a fertile ground for scientific exploration, serving as natural, interdisciplinary laboratories for the pursuit of new knowledge that can refine our understanding of the Earth system. However, the reality of climate change has meant they have taken on a new poignancy, for these frozen worlds are undergoing rapid changes with global impacts.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Polar Science for Planet Earth (2009 - ) > Polar Oceans
ISSN: 0263-6271
Date made live: 22 May 2013 15:38 +0 (UTC)

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