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Record #117409:

A history of Antarctic science / Gordon Elliott Fogg.

Title: A history of Antarctic science / Gordon Elliott Fogg.
Author(s): Fogg, Gordon Elliott.
Date: 1992.
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Abstract: First book to describe development of scientific activity in Antarctic (as distinct from exploration) in all its aspects. Coverage spans three centuries beginning with Halley's work in geophysics, which discipline has driven much of Antarctic science. Considers development of distinct disciplines of oceanography, earth sciences, sciences of atmosphere and geospace, terrestrial biology, medicine and conservation and interactions between them within Antarctic context leading to modern holistic view of Antarctic science. Extensive bibliography.
Keywords: .000(410) -- British author.
01 -- Bibliographies.
91(091) -- Exploration, history.
5 -- Science.
93 -- History.
5(091) -- History of science.
V -- History.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*80) -- Southern Ocean.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*7) : 5(091)
SPRI record no.: 117409

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