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Extremes : oceanography's adventures at the Poles / Keith R. Benson and Helen M. Rozwadowski, editors.

Contributor(s): Benson, Keith Rodney | Rozwadowski, Helen M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Maury workshop on the History of Polar Oceanography; 4.Publisher: Sagamore Beach, MA : Science History Publications/USA, c2007Description: xiv, 393 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0881353736 (alk. paper); 9780881353730 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Oceanography -- Polar regions -- History -- Congresses | Oceanography -- Research -- Polar regions -- History -- CongressesDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Dedication / Keith R. Benson, Helen M. Rozwadowdki -- Introduction / Michael S. Reidy -- Reconsidering the theory of the open polar sea / Michael F. Robinson -- Faded glory : the Norwegian Vøringen-expedition, 1876-1878 / Vera Schwach -- Diverging currents : depicting southern ocean currents in the early 20th century / Cornelia Lüdecke -- Creating a global ocean conveyor : George Deacon and The hydrology of the southern ocean / Eric L. Mills -- Edward "Iceberg" Smith and American polar oceanography / Ronald Rainger -- The early cold war and U.S. Arctic research / Fae L. Korsmo -- Mastery of landscapes and seascapes : science at the strategic poles during the international geophysical year / Jacob Darwin Hamblin -- Antarctica beneath the ice : marine botany in the polar region / Peter Neushul -- Multi-national, but not international : the marginal ice zone experiments (MIZEX) 1983/84/87 / Walter Lenz -- China goes to the poles : science, nationalism, and internationalism in Chinese polar exploration / Zuoyue Wang -- Arctic Sea ice, oceanography, and climate models / Mott T. Greene -- Bibliography on the history of Arctic marine science of the 20th century / Deborah Day.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-370 ) and index.

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