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Record #166430:

The Ice Chronicles; the quest to understand global climate change / Paul Andrew Mayewski, Frank White.

Title: The Ice Chronicles; the quest to understand global climate change / Paul Andrew Mayewski, Frank White.
Author(s): Mayewski, Paul Andrew.
White, Frank.
Date: 2002.
Publisher: Hanover and London: University of New Hampshire/University Press of New England
Abstract: Popular account, with supplementary 'technical features' throughout, of Mayewski's involvement in US National Science Foundation's Greenland Ice Sheet Project Two (GISP2) to recover 'longest environmental record...ever obtained from an ice core...and the longest such record possible from the northern hemisphere'. Also documents expeditions to Antarctica, high mountains of Asia and across Greenland. Reviews modern understanding of climate change. Describes project background and planning, and drilling and recovery of ice core. Discusses climate reconstruction from ice core evidence and presents dramatic findings demonstrating rapidity and complexity of climate change. Puts these in socio-political context by examining relationship between human social development and climate, particularly over last thousand years, and addresses political questions arising.
Keywords: 551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.321 -- Glaciological methods and instruments.
551.321.2 -- Snow and ice, methods of sampling, excavating, drilling, etc.
622.14 -- Core sampling, ice and snow.
622.233 -- Drills and drilling, ice and snow sampling.
551.322 -- Ice and snow.
54.027 -- Isotope analysis.
551.324 -- Land ice.
551.324.24 -- Ice sheets and caps.
551.324.6 -- Land ice, fluctuation.
551.324.84 -- Land ice, impurities.
551.336 -- Ice ages.
551.58 -- Climatology.
551.583.2 -- Climatic changes, historic.
551.583.3 -- Climatic changes, Quaternary.
551.588 -- Climate, effect of man and environment.
551.588.5 -- Climate, relationship with ice.
551.586 -- Climatology, biological aspects.
599.9 -- Hominids.
504.054 -- Pollution.
502 -- Environmental issues.
32 -- Politics.
327 -- International relations.
E9 -- Glaciology: meteorology and climatology.
(*38) -- Greenland.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(235.24) -- Himalayas. Karakorum. Tibetan plateau.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 551.583
ISBN: 1584650621
SPRI record no.: 166430

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650 07 ‡a54.027 -- Isotope analysis.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.324 -- Land ice.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.324.24 -- Ice sheets and caps.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.324.6 -- Land ice, fluctuation.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.324.84 -- Land ice, impurities.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.336 -- Ice ages.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.58 -- Climatology.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.583.2 -- Climatic changes, historic.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.583.3 -- Climatic changes, Quaternary.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.588 -- Climate, effect of man and environment.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.588.5 -- Climate, relationship with ice.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a551.586 -- Climatology, biological aspects.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a599.9 -- Hominids.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a504.054 -- Pollution.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a502 -- Environmental issues.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a32 -- Politics.‡2udc
650 07 ‡a327 -- International relations.‡2udc
650 07 ‡aE9 -- Glaciology: meteorology and climatology.‡2local
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651 #7 ‡a(*7) -- Antarctic regions.‡2udc
651 #7 ‡a(235.24) -- Himalayas. Karakorum. Tibetan plateau.‡2udc
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876 ## ‡zReviewed by Herbert R. Drury in Polar Times, 2010, 3(16) :28-29
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