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Poles apart a study in contrasts : proceedings of an International Symposium on Arctic and Antarctic Issues, University of Ottawa, Canada, September 25-27, 1997

International Symposium on Arctic and Antarctic Issues (1997 : University of Ottawa) ;Lewkowicz, Antoni G., 1955-

Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press c1999

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  • Title:
    Poles apart a study in contrasts : proceedings of an International Symposium on Arctic and Antarctic Issues, University of Ottawa, Canada, September 25-27, 1997
  • Author/Creator: International Symposium on Arctic and Antarctic Issues (1997 : University of Ottawa)
  • Lewkowicz, Antoni G., 1955-
  • Publisher: Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press
  • Creation Date: c1999
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Subjects: Polar regions -- Congresses
  • Description: Poles Apart covers a range of themes about the Artic and Antarctic, including the geography, glaciology and glacial history, ecology, living resources, governance, and history of exploration. Topics are examined separately for each pole and each theme is summarized by a rapporteur who draws out the contrast and the similarities. This unique format allows the international experts to describe what they know best while addressing the central issues of the book.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contents: Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Theme 1: Geography of Polar Regions; Theme 2: Glaciology: a Chapter of Earth's History in Ice; Theme 3: Polar Ecology and Resources; Theme 4: Aspects of Governance in Polar Regions; Theme 5: Protection of the Terrestrial Environment; Theme 6: History of Exploration; Contributors
  • OCLC Number: 742332935
    144080829
  • Identifier: ISBN0-7766-1675-7